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Cabinet approves Agreement between India and France on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and France on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Jun 2018, 02:08 pm

New Delhi, June 6 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the Agreement signed between India and France in the field of Sustainable Urban Development in March, 2018.

The Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years, read a government statement. 

The objectives of the Agreement is to promote technical cooperation in the areas of smart cities development, development of urban mass transportation systems, urban settlements and utilities (water supply and sewerage systems), disposal and treatment of solid waste, landfill remediation, management of non-revenue water, water reuse & recycle, technology transfer, conservation of fresh water by artificial recharge of aquifer, circular economy, mass housing, green housing, urban planning, heritage, human resource development, capacity building and other related areas as mutually agreed by the Contracting Parties.