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Wipro seeks govt nod to set up IT SEZ in Kolkata

 The company’s application will be considered by the inter-ministerial body, Board of Approval (BoA), headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, in its meeting on June 22. Wipro has proposed to set up IT/ITeS SEZ over an area of 19.76 hectares in Kolkata, the boards meeting agenda said. “Development Commissioner of Falta Special Economic Zone has recommended for in-principal approval (of the proposal). State government’s recommendation is awaited. 

The proposal of the developer is submitted for consideration of BoA,” it added. Real estate firm Embassy Property Developments has also sought approval to set up a similar zone in Karnataka. The board would also take the case of Devbhumi Realtors Pvt Ltd, which wants to surrender its IT zone in Telangana. Besides, nine SEZ developers and units including Gulf Oil Corporation and Lanco Solar have sought more time from the government for implementing their projects. 
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