Nagpur will be developed as smart city with help of France. France will be investing around USD 2 billion to develop 3 smart cities in India, including Nagpur and Puducherry. The deal was signed when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited France on 10th April 2015.
"France will help in the development of three smart cities in India, including Pondicherry and Nagpur," France President Hollande said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited France on Friday 10th April. India and France inked 17 pacts that included purchase of 36 Rafale jets, Nuclear Reactor for Jaitpur, and investments for smart city in Nagpur & Puducherry.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will the Airbus factory in Toulouse in the south of France. He will also be the first Indian PM to visit a memorial for Indian soldiers who died in the First World War.