Britain unveils JV for three smart city projects

Britain Smart City Joint Venture
Buoyed by the government eagerness to build 100 smart cities across the country, Britain is all set to collaborate with the state governments and the municipal authorities to develop Pune (Maharashtra), Indore (MP), and Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) urban towns into smart cities, British High Commissioner to India Dominic, Anthony Gerard Asquith said, elaborating that he had already met Maharashtra Governor, Ch Vidyasagar Rao, and revealed that a centre of excellence on automobile skills will be set up in Pune. Maharashtra, would welcome cooperation from Britain in areas such as cleaning of rivers and water bodies, sewage treatment and management of solid waste. Deputy High Commissioner of Britain in Mumbai, Kumar Iyer was also present at the meeting, said official sources.

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