Wednesday, February 22, 2017

H.E. High Commissioner of Canada to New Town

Meeting with Canadian Chamber of Commerce
at Westin Hotel, New Town Kolkata
His Excellency Mr Nadir Patel, High Commissioner of Canada to India, visited New Town Kolkata today morning and met officers of Hidco and NKDA along with members of the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce this morning. I mentioned that New Town was an approved Smart City and that it has applied for Green City Certification from IGBC and that it would be launching a study by IIT Kharagpore on how to increase its Happiness Index by adopting best global practices. The Canadian Companies made presentations and we identified renewable energy and solid waste management as possible areas of future co-operation. The High Commissioner mentioned that Canada had three cities which were ranked globally as among the top intelligent cities.
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Millennium Post dt 22 Feb 2017

ToI dt 22 Feb 2017

Millennium Post dt 22 Feb 2017

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