The EU Member States (MS) provide important steering to the India-EU Water Partnership (IEWP) and are the backbone of it. Several of the EU MS are already active in India on River Basin Management Planning, Groundwater Management, Wastewater Management, Water Related Capacity Building, and Water Research and Development. The IEWP aims for synergies the existing cooperation activities of the EU Member States in India through:
To achieve the above, the IEWP enters into cooperation with EU Member States through joint Expression of Intents (EoIs) or Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs). EoIs are already in place with some EU Member States. They are being deliberated with other EU Member States as well.