India-Denmark cooperate on smart urban development
JWG to strategize implementation of projects
India and Denmark are promoting bilateral cooperation in the field of sustainable and smart urban development under a Memorandum of Understanding signed in April 2018.
The MoU is on the basis of reciprocity and mutual benefit through exchange of knowledge, institutional cooperation, research & development and commercial relations on related issues. Areas of cooperation include smart urban solutions, liveability, sustainable and integrated urban planning, re-development and land use, integrated solid waste management including waste to energy, sustainable transport systems, water and sanitation management, energy efficiency, resource mobilization and other related areas mutually agreed upon.
A Joint Working Group (JWG) will be set up to strategize and implement programmes on cooperation under the framework of the MoU. The Joint Working Group will meet at intervals agreed upon by the Participants, alternately in Denmark and in India.
The MoU will promote bilateral cooperation in the field of Sustainable and Smart Urban Development between the two countries.
The MoU is expected to create employment in the areas of integrated solid waste management including waste to energy, sustainable transport systems, water and sanitation management, energy efficiency, resource mobilization.
The Cabinet has approved the India and Denmark MoU. fii-news.com