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Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum Inaugurated by the PM of Netherlands

The Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum in New Delhi.
Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum Inaugurated by the PM of Netherlands
  • Last year in June, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment of the Netherlands.
  • This forum was inaugurated in lines of that MoU.
  • Mark Rutte appreciated efforts being made under the Namami Gange programme launched by the Modi Government.
  • He also advocated waste-to-wealth approach to encourage sustainability of projects.
  • He further mentioned that the local governments, the financial sector and the private sector, as well as communities, will need to join hands with the Indian and the Netherlands governments.
  • The inauguration of the Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum was followed by a session during which issues like “Innovative Financing Models for Indo-Dutch PPP Projects” were discussed.
  • The session included a detailed discussion on Hybrid Annuity based PPP mode.



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