After governor questions Bengal biz summits, govt says 50% proposals in implementation mode

File image of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra | Photo: ANI
File image of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra | Photo: ANI


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Kolkata: Responding to the questions Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar raised about the Bengal Global Business Summits (BGBS), the state’s Finance, Industries and Commerce Minister Amit Mitra has said nearly half of the total investment proposals received by the Mamata Banerjee government since the first summit in 2015 are now in ‘implementation mode’.

The BGBS is a flagship event organised by the Trinamool Congress government annually to attract investment to West Bengal, but this is the first time the government has given out official data about the outcomes of the summit.

Governor Dhankhar had written two letters in August — one to Mitra on 8 August and the other to CM Mamata Banerjee on 25 August — seeking details of investment proposals received through the BGBS, their implementation

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