Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel ( centre) flanked by Mamta Varma, Industries Commissioner, Gujarat and Xu Shan, CFO ZTESoft at the function in Shenzen, China to sign the MOU for creating smart cities in the Indian state
Gujarat turns to Chinese provider ZTESoft for help in creating Smart Cities

New Delhi, May 28 2015:  Gujarat is yet another state that is not waiting while the central government gets its Smart Cities act together:  It has tied up ZTESoft, leading provider of telecom software, solutions and services and  a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, the largest public telecom equipment manufacturer in China, to build Smart cities in Gujarat.   
The MoU,  was signed  when Gujarat CM Anandiben  Patel visited   China along with  Prime Minister  Modi recently.
ZTEsoft and Gujarat government will jointly work to find the target city/ area. After technical closure, both team will work together to setup a trial project in Gujarat. The  project focus will be on upgrading the existing cities in Gujarat by using smart city technology.
MoU was signed by  Ms Mamta Verma Industries Commissioner, and  Ms. Xu Shan, CFO ZTEsoft  in  Shenzen in the  presence of  Chief Minister Anandi Ben Patel,  Arvind Agarwal Additional Chief Secretary, Industries & Mines Department and others.
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