August 2, 2013
What India Inc told to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at `Bengal Beckons`, the Industrial Meet organized by West Bengal Government at World Trade Center, Mumbai, had an interactive session with the Captains of industries, Chairman, CEOs of top PSUs, Banks and financial institutions, Heads of business houses, and other dignitaries from entertainment industry.
The excerpts of comments made by some of the industrialists at the prestigious meet –
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, RIL : The fact that you have come here within 48 hours of Panchayat Elections says that you mean business.
Uday Kotak, VC and MD, Kotak Mahindra Bank : Didi, you have won the hearts of Mumbai. Now is the time the purse of Mumbai opens up for you.
Yogi Deveshwar, Chairman, ITC : Bengal got a bad reputation, now there will be a race among industrialists to reach Bengal. Come to Bengal… Now's the time. The early bird will reap the advantages. We have invested Rs 3000 Cr in food processing. CM, you have won the day today…Mukesh has committed, so now many more follow…because he is the leader.
CS Varma, Chairman, SAIL : Bengal is a top investment State for SAIL.
Chanda Kochhar, MD and CEO, ICICI Bank : We have seen your passion on TV, today we felt it in person as you addressed us.
N Chandrasekaran, MD, TCS : There is a lot of good human resources in Bengal.