May 18, 2013
Bengal is progressing in the path of Green Revolution – Mamata Banerjee
Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee, today at Writers` Building congratulated the farmers of Bengal for procuring highest Boro rice (winter rice) produce in the nation. She also congratulated the Irrigation Department, Agriculture Department and especially the farmers for achieving success in the ` Jal Dharo Jal Bharo` scheme. She added that Bengal is progressing in the path of green revolution and will soon be India`s number one in the same.
Ms Banerjee also announced an increment in wages for the Group D and Group C casual/ contractual workers in the State.
Ms Banerjee said,“Draft policies for textile industry and micro, small and medium enterprise sectors have been uploaded on the State Government`s website and would remain open to the people for suggestions till June 30.“ “The overall investment and industrial policy will also be uploaded today as we promised at the last industry core committee meeting,“ Ms Banerjee added.
State Finance Minister, Amit Mitra, promised investors in textile and MSME sectors would get an array of benefits starting from capital investment subsidy to stamp duty exemption while buying land, with the introduction of these policies.
State Industry Minister, Partha Chatterjee said special attention has been given to revival and establishment of industrial parks and hubs in the Industrial draft policy. He welcomed people`s suggestions on the policy for consideration.