Mumbai, October 15: Two Scottish firms today entered into separate agreements with local firms in a move that is expected to boost business ties between India and Scotland.
Technology companies Dryden Aqua and this-tel today entered into strategic pacts that will help to improve the supply of clean drinking water across India and improve patient care in Indian hospitals.
Edinburgh-based Dryden Aqua will work with Indian firm SVS Aqua to deploy its water cleaning technology across remote parts of India.
Elsewhere, Perthshire-based company this-tel entered into a new distribution agreement with Hyderabad-based IT company Crane Global Solutions Ltd for its digital pen and forms products that scan information written by the user and transmit it to a central server.
The technology will initially be sold to the Indian healthcare sector following a successful trial of 50 pens being used in a cancer hospital in Hyderabad.
A four-member team from our agency has arrived at the water purification centre at Farola after the municipality reported larvae and insects in the water. The municipality has called them. Our team has been called for immediate cleaning of water. They have been working since yesterday. I think this work will continue for at least two more days. It has to work properly. There are larvae and insects in the water. That must be treated properly.
Director, SVS Agency.