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textile and leather sectors,

In search of raw material, Kanpur leather units scout land in Bengal

Kolkata: Tanneries of Kanpur were keen to set up units in West Bengal and looking for lands in the state following problems of raw material sourcing in Uttar Pradesh. “Some 20 or 25 tanneries have shown interest to open their units here because of problem to get raw materials in Uttar Prade…

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WB seeks review of measures to boost entrepreneurship

  Kolkata: Starting an outcome audit of sorts, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has begun to question the impact of initiatives taken by her government to promote the state as business-friendly. She has asked the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) department to explain how …

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Modi invites investment for big corporates and SMEs

In a directive to Indian ambassadors abroad, the Narendra Modi government has asked them to invite not just the big companies to invest and ‘Make in India’, but also try and streamline investments for even the smaller and the smallest of all. Indian ambassador to Italy Anil Wadhwa told  that it w…

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NGO works to revive Bengal’s textile traditions

Bengal’s extinct Bluchari, hand-woven fabric is set to make a comeback with the efforts and promotion by Tantuja, state government’s weavers’ cooperative society and Weavers Studio Resource Centre (WSRC), an NGO working for revival of Bengal’s lost textile traditions. They…

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Seminar to connect MSMEs with fund providers being held in Kolkata on Aug 10

A seminar on ‘Financial Clinic for MSMEs – Facilitating Businesses for Sustainability”; is being organized in the city on August 10, 2016. The seminar is aimed at connecting the MSMEs to the fund provider as per their specific financial needs ranging from collateral-free loans to working ca…

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West Bengal to revive football manufacturing

The state that has given the country some of their finest footballers is taking a step ahead to come up with the finest footballs too. Mamata Banerjee, after promoting sports at various grass root levels she is now trying to revive the football manufacturing industry in the state. In a tie up wit…

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Engineering exporters seek early release of incentives in West Bengal

Engineering exporters have made a strong plea to the West Bengal government for release of “considerable amount of money” blocked with state due to VAT related issues. The issue was raised at a meeting of the engineering exporters’ apex body, EEPC India, presided over by state M…

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West Bengal Rural Craft Hubs to double artisans’ income

The average monthly income of artisans from a host of West Bengal districts has almost doubled in the last one year, thanks to the Rural Crafts Hubs, a state government inistiative. The department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and textiles and UNESCO that had taken up a joint initiative …

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West Bengal unveils new start-up policy

To provide an enabling ecosystem to support and nurture startups in the state, the West Bengal Government launched the state startup policy at the Bengal Global Business Summit. The policy, a document with eight broad pointers comes complete with a preamble, a vision, the state’s mission, t…