Govt to now ‘facilitate’ land deal
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"We have requested industrialists to set up business at Raghunathpur," said Commerce and Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee.
The industry has welcomed the project. "We have always demanded that the government play a pro-active role in arranging for land," said Sanjay Bhudhia, chairman, National Committee on Exports, CII.
Said Ashok Aikat, president of Bharat Chamber of Commerce, "It is good that the project is coming up at Purulia which does not have much fertile land."
Mining, construction equipment on display
The 11th edition of International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) was inaugurated in Kolkata by Commerce and Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee. Leading brands of mining and construction equipment producer across the globe have set up their stalls in this four-day exhibition. United States is this year's partner country of the exhibition. Dean R Thompson, US Consul General Kolkata said that there was a lot of opportunity in the mining and trade front. "Obviously mining is going to be an important factor in India's economic growth and we see a lot of potential in the market in that regard," he said.
Officials of Bagchem, another Germany-based company, were also very optimistic about market prospects. "The world is riding over the economic slowdown and India is poised to emerge as an important global economy and has a huge potential in terms of bilateral trade. We are very optimistic about the prospects," said Chem Bagci, project manager.
If I eat salt produced by Tata, some people will also relate it to SingurCommerce & Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday when asked about Singur impasse.
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