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PM Modi UK visit: 6 significant agreements among 9-billion pound Indo-UK deals

London: On the first day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, India and the UK on Thursday announced deals worth 9-billion pound as they signed a civil nuclear pact and decided to collaborate in the

India TV Business Desk Updated on: November 13, 2015 7:45 IST
pm modi uk visit 6 significant agreements among 9 billion
pm modi uk visit 6 significant agreements among 9 billion pound indo uk deals

London: On the first day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, India and the UK on Thursday announced deals worth 9-billion pound as they signed a civil nuclear pact and decided to collaborate in the field of defence and cyber security besides launching a railway rupee bond here.  

“During this visit British and Indian companies are announcing new collaborations together worth 9 billion pounds,” British Prime Minister David Cameron said at a joint press conference with PM Modi.

Here are six significant agreements among 9-billion pound deals signed between two countries during Modi's maiden visit to the country.

Also Read: India, UK announce 9 billion pounds worth of deals

1. Vodafone to invest 1.3-billion pound in upgrading and expanding its network in India; creating new tech centres in Pune and Hyderabad and creating new data centres and a new payment bank.

2. Light Source to invest 2 billion pounds in India to design and manage 3GW of solar power over next five years which will lead to creating 300 jobs in India as well as 300 in Britain.

3. Intelligent Energy - signed a 1.2-billion pound contract to provide clean energy to 27,400 telecoms towers in India and towards the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell power.

4. King's College Hospitals Foundation Trust and Indo-UK Healthcare to set up a hospital in Chandigarh. This will be the first of 11 new India-UK hospitals in India. Over a period the deal will be worth 1 billion pound investment into Indian healthcare.

5. India Bulls to invest 66 million pound in British start-up bank Oaknorth.

6. Yes Bank and London Stock Exchange (LSE) signed a bond and equity issuance deal in green infrastructure finance and have future plans to issue a green bond to the tune of 300 million pounds.

(With inputs from PTI)

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