The leaders of the sector made promises to invest in the state as the seventh edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit, scheduled for 2023, came to a close today.
The total amount of Rs. 3,76,288 crore that national and international business titans have committed to invest at the Summit serves as a barometer for the event’s grandeur.
This was a genuinely global business investment event, with 400 international delegates in attendance as well as representatives from 17 partner countries, government and commercial delegations from about 40 countries, and 15 ambassadors and high commissioners from other nations.
A total of 188 memorandums of understanding were signed, and several new industrial policies were unveiled to guarantee an enabling climate across the state.
A number of well-known businesspeople announced plans to invest in the state at the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata.
Narayana Health intends to establish a 1,000-bed super specialty hospital in Kolkata over the next two years. The project’s chairman, renowned heart surgeon Devi Prasad Shetty, said that Narayana Health has set aside Rs 1,000 crore for it.
“We have made up our minds to invest in West Bengal. With an investment of Rs 1,000 crore, I’m hopeful that we’ll have a 1000-bed super specialty hospital in Kolkata in two years. “More than ten thousand jobs will be created,” Dr. Shetty said during the seventh Global Business Summit.
class=”ad-class-osv”>In his speech, RPSG Group Chairman Sanjiv Goenka said that the company will also establish a first-rate hospital in Kolkata. However, he omitted any specifics.
The MD and chairman of the firm, Sanjiv Puri, said that leading conglomerate ITC Ltd. announced on Tuesday that it will boost the number of hotels it owns in West Bengal from five to nine. During the seventh Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS), which was held here, he also said that the business would shortly establish its eighteenth manufacturing plant in the state. But he didn’t go into more detail about the plans that ITC unveiled on Tuesday. “In Bengal, we have 17 industrial facilities. There will soon be another one put into service. ITC will eventually increase the state’s five hospitality assets to nine, according to Puri.
Puri claims that the big tobacco corporation has invested about Rs 7,000 crore in West Bengal over the last five years. Furthermore, he claimed that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s leadership was responsible for the state’s amazing, diversified change.
JK Paper’s MD, Harsh Pati Singhania, said that the JK Group will launch a dairy project at the Vidyasagar Industrial Park in Kharagpur. The JK gang is going back to their janmabhoomi, West Bengal. The business plans to develop a dairy project at the Vidyasagar Industrial Park, Kharagpur, which would include sourcing milk from 95,000 farmers and 2,000 communities. The state’s farmers would profit from this to the tune of almost Rs 1,000 crore.