The government had only scrapped the IT park which was to
come up near the controversial Vedic Village resort, Left
Front chairman Biman Bose told reporters after a LF meeting
Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee told the meeting
that the proposals of Wipro and Infosys had not been rejected,
In April 2008, the state government had inked two MoUs--
one each with Infosys and Wipro--for setting up IT facilities,
for which they had sought 90 acre each. While for Infosys it
would had been the first project, Wipro was planning a second
one. A company had been floated for setting up an IT park near
Vedic Village which now stood scrapped.
On results of Siliguri civic polls where the TC-Congress
combine defeated LF to form the civic board, Bose said the
Darjeeling Left Front has been asked to submit a report.
He said the TC-Congress combine had won by a difference
of only 1.01 per cent.
Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Wednesday
said it has not rejected proposals of IT majors Wipro and
Infosys for setting up units near the state capital.
First Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 17:46