IANS:Francois Hollande visits India: Chandigarh, Puducherry, Nagpur on France's smart city radar

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday began the economic leg of his three-day visit to India, offering his country's assistance in the development of at least three smart cities -- Chandigarh, Puducherry and Nagpur.

The announcement came during two back-to-back meetings which the visiting head of state, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, held here with the corporate leaderships of the two countries. The first meeting was with the Indo-French CEOs Forum.

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