200-acre MSME industrial city to come up in Bengal: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that a 200-acre MSME Industrial City was being set up in Howrah district to boost the state’s micro, small and medium enterprises sector.
“You will be happy to know that more than 50,000 micro, small and medium enterprises have been set up in the state in the last four years with employment of about 4.5 lakh people.
“To give further boost to the sector, a joint venture between Department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Textiles and Howrah Municipal Corporation in a 200 acre MSME industrial city, named as “Belur Shilpa Tirtha” is being developed in Belur, Howrah,” she posted on her Facebook page.
The venue will have state-of-the-art industrial park for all kinds of manufacturing activities and a world class logistics hub; with requisite social infrastructure for housing, education, healthcare and recreation/entertainment, she added.