Captains of industry hail Trinamool’s victory in Bengal

Industry captains have welcomed the massive victory of Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress in the 2016 Assembly elections in West Bengal.

Industry captains are hopeful that development and reforms in the State will receive an impetus because of the huge mandate that Didi has won.

CII’s Eastern Region chairman TV Narendran said, “The decisive election victory of the TMC reaffirms the direction of the government and sets the tone for faster economic reforms in West Bengal.”

RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group chairman Sanjiv Goenka says Mamata’s return is “a great news for those who want Bengal to join and win the eagerly-awaited race for economic development.

FICCI President Harsh Neotia said, “This mandate shows people have voted in favour of the development work in the last five years.”

ASSOCHAM Chairman Sunil Kanoria said, “This huge mandate again proves there is no altervative to the politics of development.”

“MCCI will support in all developmental endeavours in the state”, said Manish Goenka, President MCCI.

Bengal Global Summit

Here’s what captains of industry said about Bengal Global Summit

Bengal Global Business Summit was a landmark event. Bengal means business was the takeaway message from the two-day event.

Here’s what various captains of industry and delegates from the world said about the Summit:

It was a landmark event. I was pleasantly surprised at the scale of the investment proposed and the enthusiasm shown by potential investors. I feel optimistic that Bengal will play part in the resurgence of Indian economy Harsh Neotia | CHAIRMAN, AMBUJA-NEOTIA GROUP

It was a landmark event. We have signed some major investment proposals, including the MRTS hub. It will add to the rejuvenation of manufacturing in Bengal.This will also bring additional foreign direct investment in the state that we already got through the airport Partho Ghosh | MD, BAPL

It was a splendid effort by the state and my compliments to the CM and her team. This has sent a very positive message to the world and also shown that the Indian leaders are giving priority to economic development over political ideologies Umesh Chowdhary | VC, TITAGARH GROUP

The summit was very well-organized and saw a very good turnout. It was interesting to see many industrialists and investors from all over India and the world here. This is my first time in Kolkata and I was pleasantly surprised by the developments in Bengal. I shall make my govt and businessmen in my country aware of the investment possibilities in Bengal San Schreiner | AMBASSADOR OF LUXEMBOURG TO INDIA

West Bengal is taking firm steps towards consolidating its position as a potential tourist destination of India. Our state has unparalleled tourism products that are unique in terms of its beauty, rich culture and history Vijay Diwan | MD, APEEJAY SURRENDRA PARK HOTELS

Tremendous positive enthusiasm has been created by the CM and the FM about the prospects of our state and if manufacturing projects and especially the river highway logistics are expedited, the fortunes of Bengal will unquestionably change Ghanshyam Sarda | CHAIRMAN, SARDA GROUP

I would rate the summit as a very successful event. This time we build `Brand West Bengal’ Sumit Mazumdar | VC & MD, TIL

The profile of Bengal has changed in the country. Now everybody will be positive about Bengal M K Jalan | CHAIRMAN, KEVENTER GROUP