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is one of
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globally and we look
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business here with
a focus on develop-
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the New Intellectual
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ceeded in positioning
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and cultural ties. I
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tial for increased
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the launch
of the Act East policy, the
Government of India gave
a decisive push to its Link
West agenda during Prime
Minister Narendra Modi’s
eight-day tour to Germany,
France and Canada, sign-
ing a slew of pacts. In Ger-
many, the Prime Minister
made an inspiring case for
global investors at Hannover
Messe 2015, where India
was the partner country at
the world’s largest and pre-
mier industrial technology
exhibition. He said
Make in
was not a slogan or
brand but a “national move-
ment”. The Prime Minister
had a round table meeting
with CEOs of top German
companies and apprised
India Now Links West
strategic ties with Europe and Canada
them of the many steps being
taken by the government to
promote ease of doing busi-
ness. Mr Modi, who described
the lion logo as the symbol of
a new India, spoke of the vast
opportunities that the country
offered particularly in areas of
and Bulgaria that partici-
pated in Hannover Messe. In
France, the two sides signed
some key pacts in critical
areas like civil nuclear energy,
urban development, railways
and space. France pledged
€ 2 billion for sustainable
development in India, while
aircraft manufacturer Airbus
announced to enhance out-
sourcing in India from € 400
million to € 2 billion over the
next five years. In Canada,
the two countries agreed to
increase collaboration in the
fields of energy efficiency,
oil and gas development and
renewable energy and signed
a pact for long term supply
of Uranium to India. Canada
will also be investing CAD
2.5 million in five health
innovations in India.
Jason Nolet, Senior Vice-President,
Switching, Routing and Analytics
Products Group at Brocade
Johannes Thomas Grobe,
MD, Bosch Rexroth India
Annise D Parker, Mayor, Houston
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Joint Inauguration of the India Pavilion
and the Joint Walk-About Make in India, in Hannover, Germany on April 13, 2015. Minister of State for Commerce &
Industry (Independent Charge), Nirmala Sitharaman is also seen in the picture.
Prime Minister
Modi described
the lion logo as
the symbol of
new India.
manufacturing, infrastructure
development, Ganges cleaning
and solid waste management.
Six memorandums of under-
standing (MoUs) were signed
between Indian public sector
firms and companies from
Germany, Switzerland, Russia
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