BNCCI to log into Rajarhat InfoTech hub with Rs 100 crore Tower
Kolkata: "The BNCCI Tower is being built by Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Rajarhat, the IT hub of Kolkata, and Rs. 100 crore will be spent over the next three years on this project. The foundation stone will be laid on the 1.5 acre plot very soon," announced Satyam Roychowdhury, the newly elected President of BNCCI on Friday.
Being one of the oldest chambers of the country, BNCCI not only aims to develop trade and industry in the state, but also works towards generating employment opportunities for the young generation.
Organised by BNCCI, the session was on 'The Road Map of the Chamber in the Coming Years' at The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel, Kolkata.
Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, Minister, Department of Power & Non-conventional Energy Sources, Government of West Bengal and Debasish Kumar, MMIC (Parks & Gardens), Kolkata Municipal Corporation were present. The newly elected committee of BNCCI – Senior Vice President Suvro Chandra, Vice President Arpan Mitra and Treasurer Nil Ratan Dutta were also present.
"Under the dynamic leadership of our Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, we have achieved a lot already. She had announced back in 2011 about the necessity of electricity in every house. In the last seven years, we have been able to light up 1 crore 85 lakh homes. Our CM has worked incredibly towards developing the infrastructure for industry. You will show us the way for developing small scale industry sector, and the state government will extend all cooperation," said Sovandeb Chattopadhyay.
Debasish Kumar said, "I believe, under Satyam Roychowdhury's able leadership, the chamber will go a long way. With new employment avenues generated, the state's economy will flourish."
Satyam Roychowdhury said, "With the development of micro, small and medium enterprises, new horizons of employment will open up. BNCCI has all along received great support from the State Government, and I am confident that in our journey we will get all necessary support from the Government of West Bengal under the dynamic leadership of our Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee."
He also spoke about the Industrial Trade Fair that will be held from December 21 to December 31 in Park Circus grounds in Kolkata. This year China, Spain, Nepal, Bhutan and Mayanmar will participate in the fair.
Between August 30 and September 4, a delegation from BNCCI will visit Russia to exchange ideas on education, health and industry with Russian Government and representatives of various business chambers.