An ambitious agreement to identify and pair businesses, investors, universities and other organisations in the UK and Indian tech sectors has been signed.
Adapting a model used for the UK-Israel Tech Hub, the two governments will partner to encourage innovation and economic growth in both markets. The UK parties will aim to build on the estimated £358m of exports of digital services to India from the UK in 2015.
Along with the agreement, new commercial deals worth a total of £1bn were also announced by Prime Minister Theresa May and Prime Minister Modi.
The partnership will include:
Digital Secretary Matt Hancock said:
"This ambitious UK-India Tech Partnership will bring together some of the best minds working in tech to unlock its future potential and deliver high skilled jobs and economic growth in both countries."