Next Thursday, on 23rd July, a Board Meeting of Hidco has been convened.One of the issues that will be posed to the Board is about Hidco doing an MoU with Future Cities Catapult of London to do a Handholding for making New Town a Smart City. If approved, I will sign an MoU with them (subject to the approval of the government) during my visit to London on 27-30 July along with the State Govt delegation led by Hon'ble Chief Minister.
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The CNBC-TV18 carried a story on New Town turning into a smart city. A link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dHDaiJWhk4
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Here are two clippings, both from today's Times of India: