Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday claimed that within three months of coming to
power in the state, nearly 80,000 jobs had been created in the
"After coming to power three months back, we have created
80,000 jobs in the state government alone," Banerjee said at
the foundation stone-laying ceremony of an IT park developed
by TCG Real Estate here today.
She said that during the course of one year, 2.31 lakh
more jobs would be created in the state.
Banerjee said that the government was against strikes and
bandhs taking place in the IT sector and that it had great
potential as the state government was poised to use this in
all departments using e-governance.
The chief minister said that industrialists from the state
and outside were showing interest in coming here.
She said that the state government would send business
delegations abroad to attract investments.
Banerjee also urged Nabadiganta Industrial Authority to
beautify Sector Five electronics complex in Salt Lake.
TCG Real Estate would invest Rs 450 crore to build two
17-storeyed towers where 10,000 people can work and would have
a space of one million square feet.
Banerjee said that the single-window clearance of West
Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) would be