News: May 16, 2013
Opening Het Gebouw
On Wednesday May 15 2013, Het Gebouw in Leiden was officially opened by alderman Frank de Wit. Hundreds of kids and local residents had come to Het Gebouw to witness this festive moment.
Het Gebouw is the pilot project of the new centre of Leiden North and is intended to reactivate the social life in the neighbourhood. It houses amongst others schools, library, sports facilities, care organizations and a variety of (care) homes and appartments.
News: May 14, 2013
MOU signed between India and The Netherlands
On May 14th Minister Kamal Nath (Ministry of Urban Development of India) and Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of The Netherlands) signed the much anticipated MOU.
The MOU focuses on technical cooperation in the field of spatial planning, water management and mobility management. The MOU is a great result for the Delhi2050 project. With this MOU, the Dutch and Indian ministries will establish a joint workgroup that will stimulate participation by Indian and Dutch public and private parties in projects and programmes. Also part of the MOU is encouraging academic and knowledge exchange between Indian and Dutch universities and research institutes.
VenhoevenCS is one of the leading partners for the Indian government in this Dutch – Indian collaboration.