• Events organised by Consulate General of India, Guangzhou

    Consulate organized an event titled "Go India: India-China Trade, Investment and Tourism Seminar at Xiamen on 17 March, 2017

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  • Consulate News

    Consular camp at Shenzhen on 25.03.2017

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  • Announcements

    RBI has released guidelines regarding Extension of deadline for deposit of Demonetized banknotes at RBI ( Mumbai , Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Nagpur) for resident Indians abroad till 31 March and NRIs till 30 June 2017.

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  • India News

    The Ministry of Tourism has introduced a 24x7 Toll Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Help Line to facilitate visits of foreign tourist visiting India.

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  • International Day of Yoga

    The 2nd International Day of India (IDY) in Southern China was celebrated in five cities jointly organized by the Consulate General of India, Guangzhou with the local Municipality governments and other Yoga Institutes.

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Development of Smart Cities in India

The Government of India has announced plans to develop 100 cities across India into smart cities over a period of five years (2016 to 2020). The core elements of the smart cities will be:  water supply, assured electricity supply, Sanitation, including solid waste management, Efficient urban mobility and public transport, Affordable housing, especially for the poor,  robust IT connectivity and digitalization, Good governance (E-Governance and citizen participation), Sustainable environment, Safety and security of citizens, Health and education. The smart cities project offers investment opportunities for companies and entrepreneurs from home and abroad to invest in and develop the core elements of the smart cities.
For more details on plans for development of Smart Cities,  click here.