West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee highlighted her state’s alternatives at a enterprise summit in Dubai on Friday. She stated Bengal has every part “from A to Z” and requested the traders if they’re curious about “constructing” her state.
“You present us the way in which, the way to construct industrial infrastructure and street infrastructure. Everybody must see that. You may construct Dubai. Cannot you construct my India, my West Bengal?… We have now every part. From A to Z.” the Prime Minister stated on Friday.
“Come to Bengal and begin a three way partnership with us. See how we work,” stated Mamata Banerjee, inviting Dubai’s enterprise leaders to her state.
Explaining that there isn’t a energy provide downside within the state, the Chief Minister stated, “There is no such thing as a energy downside. We’re already engaged on the second largest coal business. We are going to provide energy to others for 100 years.”
Highlighting the scope of the state’s tourism sector, Mamata Banerjee stated, “UNESCO has declared West Bengal because the world’s vacationer vacation spot…in tea gardens, we’ve allowed 15 % (of FDI) for tourism. We have now “Darjeeling, Kurseong Kalimpong and Mirik, the hill areas of Kanchenjunga. We have now the Royal Bengal Tigers, the deep forests, the deep sea. We even have area for 2 to 3 deep sea ports.”
Talking about her state’s expertise pool, the Chief Minister stated, “Our expertise is a benchmark for the world. From NASA to bhasha (language) or training or business or healthcare… Even throughout India’s moon touchdown, I’m proud to say that 40 scientists are from Bengal. Our girls and boys work all over the place from Harvard to Cambridge and Dubai. Most of our migrant staff work in Dubai.”
On the state’s efforts to enhance its workforce, she stated: “Our abilities are available. We have now arrange 300 ITIs to supply ability coaching. We have now produced so many docs and nursing colleges… We have already got 200 industrial parks.”
Mentioning the convenience of connectivity from Bengal, Mamata Banerjee stated, “It’s the gateway to Bangladesh. Bangladesh is linked by port, by civil airways, by prepare and even by street. It simply borders Bengal. It takes simply 5 minutes By flight it takes solely half an hour. For Nepal and Bhutan it takes solely half an hour. For the Northeast it takes solely half an hour. Even the gap from Bengal to Dubai will not be that far. From Mumbai it’s two and half an hour, from Bengal it’s only 4 hours.”
On the convenience of buying land within the state, she stated, “Land is out there. Land use coverage and land map can be found. As a substitute of giving lease, we’ve determined to offer you possession rights if you wish to make investments your cash .”
She added that there could be no downside with energy within the state, saying, “We’re already engaged on the second largest coal business. We are going to provide energy to others for 100 years.”
Speaking about her state authorities’s welfare schemes, Mamata Banerjee stated: “For the empowerment of ladies, West Bengal obtained the United Nations first prize for public service. We have now many social safety packages and lots of healthcare services…”
Earlier within the day, Mamata Banerjee and UAE Minister of State for Overseas Commerce Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi held talks to spice up commerce ties and exports from West Bengal to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The West Bengal Prime Minister is visiting Dubai on the conclusion of her go to to Spain.
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