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will help develop Chandigarh, and as smart cities. (French Development Agency) signed memoranda of understanding with the government of Union territory of Chandigarh, and government of Union territory of Puducherry and the Maharashtra government here on Sunday in the presence of French President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chandigarh, designed by the French architect half a century ago as a model city, is spread across 114 sq km and the urban infrastructure and green belt of the city provide it a distinguished status among India's planned cities.

On January 26, Modi is set to announce the official list of 20 to be developed in the first phase.

A delegation of 26 CEOs from France travelled to with Hollande and had discussions on CEO forums to explore partnerships in renewable energy, defence, information technology and aerospace.

Modi said French companies can exploit India's trained and affordable manpower to expand their manufacturing operations in the country. The French president committed annual investment to the tune of €1 billion to strengthen business relations with India.

An agreement between Airbus and Mahindra was also inked under Indo-French cooperation to manufacture helicopters within the Make in India initiative.

French companies will also collaborate with public sector firm Engineering Projects India to provide integrated railways solutions. The railway stations of Ambala and Ludhiana will also be redeveloped with French partnership.

The French delegation evinced interest in the areas of renewable energy, infrastructure, transport, defence, and water treatment.

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France will partner India to build three 'smart' cities

Komal Amit Gera  |  Chandigarh 



France will partner India to build three 'smart' cities

will help develop Chandigarh, and as smart cities. (French Development Agency) signed memoranda of understanding with the government of Union territory of Chandigarh, and government of Union territory of Puducherry and the Maharashtra government here on Sunday in the presence of French President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chandigarh, designed by the French architect half a century ago as a model city, is spread across 114 sq km and the urban infrastructure and green belt of the city provide it a distinguished status among India's planned cities.



On January 26, Modi is set to announce the official list of 20 to be developed in the first phase.

A delegation of 26 CEOs from France travelled to with Hollande and had discussions on CEO forums to explore partnerships in renewable energy, defence, information technology and aerospace.

Modi said French companies can exploit India's trained and affordable manpower to expand their manufacturing operations in the country. The French president committed annual investment to the tune of €1 billion to strengthen business relations with India.

An agreement between Airbus and Mahindra was also inked under Indo-French cooperation to manufacture helicopters within the Make in India initiative.

French companies will also collaborate with public sector firm Engineering Projects India to provide integrated railways solutions. The railway stations of Ambala and Ludhiana will also be redeveloped with French partnership.

The French delegation evinced interest in the areas of renewable energy, infrastructure, transport, defence, and water treatment.

OTHER PROMISES & PACTS
  • Prime Minister says controversial retrospective taxation a thing of the past; this chapter will never be opened again in India, he tells investors, assuring them of predictability in the tax regime
     
  • French President Francois Hollande says will discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the inter-governmental agreement on 36 Rafale fighter planes
     
  • Mahindra Defence and Airbus Helicopters signs pact to form a joint venture to produce military helicopters in India; statement of intent signed by representatives of both companies
     
  • Memoranda of Understanding in urban development, urban transport, water and waste treatment and solar energy
     
  • Pact for joint venture between Indian SITAC group and EDF Energie Nouvelles to acquire 50 per cent stake in its renewable energy business in Gujarat
     
  • Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment in partnership with France-based Julie Gayet's Rouge International and Elisa Soussan's myFamily to produce actor Serge Hazanavicius' movie n0mber 0ne

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France will partner India to build three 'smart' cities

On January 26, Modi is set to announce the official list of 20 smart cities to be developed in the first phase will help develop Chandigarh, and as smart cities. (French Development Agency) signed memoranda of understanding with the government of Union territory of Chandigarh, and government of Union territory of Puducherry and the Maharashtra government here on Sunday in the presence of French President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chandigarh, designed by the French architect half a century ago as a model city, is spread across 114 sq km and the urban infrastructure and green belt of the city provide it a distinguished status among India's planned cities.

On January 26, Modi is set to announce the official list of 20 to be developed in the first phase.

A delegation of 26 CEOs from France travelled to with Hollande and had discussions on CEO forums to explore partnerships in renewable energy, defence, information technology and aerospace.

Modi said French companies can exploit India's trained and affordable manpower to expand their manufacturing operations in the country. The French president committed annual investment to the tune of €1 billion to strengthen business relations with India.

An agreement between Airbus and Mahindra was also inked under Indo-French cooperation to manufacture helicopters within the Make in India initiative.

French companies will also collaborate with public sector firm Engineering Projects India to provide integrated railways solutions. The railway stations of Ambala and Ludhiana will also be redeveloped with French partnership.

The French delegation evinced interest in the areas of renewable energy, infrastructure, transport, defence, and water treatment.

OTHER PROMISES & PACTS
  • Prime Minister says controversial retrospective taxation a thing of the past; this chapter will never be opened again in India, he tells investors, assuring them of predictability in the tax regime
     
  • French President Francois Hollande says will discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the inter-governmental agreement on 36 Rafale fighter planes
     
  • Mahindra Defence and Airbus Helicopters signs pact to form a joint venture to produce military helicopters in India; statement of intent signed by representatives of both companies
     
  • Memoranda of Understanding in urban development, urban transport, water and waste treatment and solar energy
     
  • Pact for joint venture between Indian SITAC group and EDF Energie Nouvelles to acquire 50 per cent stake in its renewable energy business in Gujarat
     
  • Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment in partnership with France-based Julie Gayet's Rouge International and Elisa Soussan's myFamily to produce actor Serge Hazanavicius' movie n0mber 0ne
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