India and UK have agreed to work towards a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will enhance capacity building, land economics, heritage manÂagement, sustainable master plÂanning and transport planning. Sharing of knowledge in the formuÂlation of public private parÂtÂnership (PPP) models would form another area of cooperation. Minister of Urban Development Kamal Nath and Minister of State for DeceÂntralisation and Cities (UK) Gregory Clark agreed to work towards an MoU during a meeting in London recently. Nath was in London to partiÂcipate in the UK-India Business Forum, organised by the UKIBC, UK Trade and InveÂstment, and Indian Chamber of Commerce.
Nath also participated in a meeting of the UK-India Urban Infrastructure Group, organised by the UK Business Council and UK Trade and Investment. The UK-India Urban InfraÂstructure Group has proÂposed conducting an urban regÂeneration scoping study, to be fully funded by the UK goverÂnment, and private sector parÂticipants for Kolkata.