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Britain offers to develop Amaravati into smart city

PTI
Published May 27, 2016, 8:39 pm IST
Updated May 27, 2016, 8:39 pm IST
British High Commissioner said a centre of excellence on automobile skills will be set up in Pune.
Besides Amaravati, two other cities, Pune and Indore will be developed into smart cities, British High Commissioner to India said. (Photo: Representational Image)
 Besides Amaravati, two other cities, Pune and Indore will be developed into smart cities, British High Commissioner to India said. (Photo: Representational Image)

Mumbai: Britain will be collaborating with the state governments and the municipal authorities to develop Pune (Maharashtra), Indore (MP) and Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) into smart cities, British High Commissioner to India Dominic Anthony Gerard Asquith said here on Friday.

The High Commissioner, who met Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan here, said 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, a Raj Bhavan spokesperson said quoting Rao.

Deputy High Commissioner of Britain in Mumbai Kumar Iyer was also present at the meeting.

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