Bengal gets Rs 2.20 lakh cr investment proposals in Bengal Global Business Summit

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Kolkata, Jan 17 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the state has received investment proposals worth Rs 2.20 lakh crore with job potential for 20 lakh persons in the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) that concluded today.

“New investment proposals this year received were close to Rs 2.20 lakh crore with a job creating potential of 20 lakh,” Banerjee said at the summit.

She said that one lakh jobs would be provided by Reliance Industries alone as told by its chairman Mukesh Ambani yesterday.

Banerjee said that during the two-day summit, 1,046 B2B, 40 B2G meetings were held and more than 110 MoUs were signed in the fields of mining, power, education, cutting edge technology, animation centre, skill development, warehouses, food processing, animal resource development, transport and leather among others.

“The summit was highly successful with big names like Mukesh Ambani, LN Mittal, Sajjan Jindal, Adani group, Uday Kotak, N Hiranandani, Kishore Biyani and local industrialists like Sanjeev Goenka, Harsh Neotia attending it” she said.


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