A new climate-neutral district in India is being built by the help of Swedish technology and knowledge.

In December, a Swedish business delegation visited India to be a part of the Indian Sweden Business Leaders’ roundtable (ISBLRT). Among the visitors were HRH Carl XVI Gustaf, Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation, and Ann-Sofi Gaverstedt, expert at the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries and Secretary-General at the export association Urban Tech Sweden.

During the trip, four collaborations within smart cities between the Swedish and Indian industry were announced, out of one states that a new district will be planned according to the Swedish planning model – eco governance. The new district is located close to the Delhi airport, where houses, offices, schools and hospitals will be built.

Swedish companies are invited to take part in the project and deliver their solutions to the new city district, which will be a showcase for Swedish technology and sustainable city planning.

Full article (in Swedish) here.


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