The memorandum of understanding was signed in presence of Kathleen Wynne, premier of Canadian state of Ontario, who is leading a trade mission to India.
To jointly undertake waste water treatment projects across India, Essel Infraprojects on Friday said it has inked a pact with Canada's Clearford Water System.
"Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) part of the Essel Group announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to forge a strategic partnership with Canada based Clearford Water Systems Inc to bring Clearford's proprietary all-in-one wastewater collection and treatment system to India," the company said in a statement.
The MoU was signed in presence of Kathleen Wynne, premier of Canadian state of Ontario, who is leading a trade mission to India.
"We are pleased to announce our alliance with Clearford Water Systems as we believe that this partnership will best complement our efforts in offering integrated citizen services by deploying state-of-the-art water distribution and management systems. We are committed to adopt and develop new technologies to provide a wider range of offerings to our customers," said Pankaj Thapliyal, President of B2C division of Essel Group.
Speaking about the signing, Ontario's Premier Wynne said: "Clearford is a great example of an Ontario company providing a technological solution that contributes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India Mission." Under the terms of the two year non-exclusive agreement, Essel and Clearford will work together to identify projects.
"We are looking forward to working with Essel Group in addressing the challenges many communities face with waste water collection and treatment throughout India, we believe Clearford One will make a significant contribution to addressing these challenges," Clearford's President & CEO Kevin Loiselle said.
"We have already identified a series of projects in the state of Rajasthan and expect to submit joint proposals in the near future," Loiselle added.