Hotmail’s Bhatia presents model of ‘Nanocity’ to Modi

Hotmail’s Bhatia presents model of ‘Nanocity’ to Modi

Ahmedabad: Co-founder of Hotmail email service Sabeer Bhatia on Thursday presented the model of ‘Nanocity’, a proposed global knowledge centre in Gujarat, before chief minister (CM) Narendra Modi.

Nanocity, proposed to come up on 4,000 acres near Dholera special investment region (SIR), will provide world- class facilities for innovation and research in energy sector. Dholera is located some 140 km from Ahmedabad.

“There is great scope for research and growth in the fields of petroleum and solar energy in Gujarat as the state is blessed with abundant natural resources," Modi said, supporting the multi-crore project.

Bhatia said intellectual talent of the Indian youth needs to be encouraged so that they come up with novel innovations.