Kolkata: Investment proposals worth nearly Rs 2.2 lakh crore were received at Bengal Global Business Summit, 2018, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced. The figures are expected to go up, she commented.
The CM also mentioned that based on the proposals received, 20 lakh jobs will be created in sectors like Manufacturing, IT, Cement, Services, Tourism, Infrastructure, Skill Development, Health & Education. She also said that Bengal was facing legacy issues but accountability, transparency and dedication were the credentials of her government.
Over 1040 Business-to-Government and Business-to-Business meetings took place in these two days. 110 MoUs will be signed on Wednessday.
Next two years government is expecting a well connectivity in Bengal as the metro expanding its network. Beside that Bengal is the cultural capital and a hub of education.
Bengal is quite ahead in skill development, MSME, agriculture, e-governance. In ease of doing business. West Bengal now have land bank, land use policy, land map. We have export policy, agriculture policy, business policy, tourism policy.
“Based on the proposals Bengal received, more than twenty lakh employment will be generated in several sectors, including mobile, manufacturing and startups. Government is ready to extend all cooperation. Industry and agriculture are equally important to Bengal”, said Mamata Banerjee.
Next edition of Bengal Global Business Summit will be held On 7 February, 2019. The conclave will be held on 8 February, 2019.