Essel-FICCI tie up for smart cities mission

Essel-FICCI tie up for smart cities mission

Essel Group has joined hands with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) to boost 'Smart Cities' project. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group said, "This is a perfect platform to present our commitment in creating world-class cities and transforming quality of life of people in India. The association will pave the way for bringing in a wealth of knowledge, talent and domain expertise in the areas of engineering excellence, renewable energy and infrastructure."

Also present during the summit were M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, Ashok Agarwal, CEO, Essel Infraprojects and Dr Jyotsna Suri, President, FICCI.

Agarwal said, "We are part of FICCI's delegate team and have so far visited cities like Pune, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Surat and Chandigarh. We will be visiting more cities in the days to come. We are trying to understand the issues that these cities will face while implementing the smart cities project and are helping them design solutions. Our objective is to build integrated utilities and develop state-of-the art infrastructure solutions."

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