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Twin City agreement between Kannauj and Grasse to be signed by UP govt

The Uttar Pradesh government will be signing a twin city agreement between Kannauj and Grasse in France for development of perfume (itra) industry.

The announcement was made by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav soon after returning from his trip to France.

Kannauj is the Lok Sabha constituency of Akhilesh's wife Dimple Yadav who had also accompanied him during the visit. Besides the government has also announced to set up a perfume museum and perfume park as per the agreement.

"The state government will initiate a number of steps to give a boost to the 'itra' industry of Kannauj. Apart from setting up international perfume museum and a park, skills of youth engaged in perfume industry would be enhanced", a government spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said that the youth would also visit Grasse to learn the latest technology in perfume production. The CM had led a delegation to Grasse, known for its perfumes, to explore possibilities of a tie-up and give boost to the 'itra' industry of Kannauj.

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