Amit Mitra
Business  /  Published 23.09.20

Techies flock to Bengal jobs portal

Bengal finance and industries minister Amit Mitra on Wednesday said the state has seen a surge in IT professionals registering themselves on an online skill platform launched by the state IT depa...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.09.20

Amit Mitra finds Centre stimulus inadequate

The Narendra Modi- government spent just Rs 1 lakh crore more in the first four months of this fiscal to pump prime the economy ravaged by a once-in-a-century catastrophe, leading to an unprecedented ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Deadline to issue farm credit cards

The Bengal government has asked banks to issue 7.89 lakh kisan credit cards (KCC) by September 15 as part of its bid to stand by small and marginal farmers in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Stat...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.08.20

GST: states ready with counter offer

States may propose a counter offer to the Centre to meet the shortfall in collection of cess meant for paying GST compensation to the states. Under the broad contours of the offer, which was discusse...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 26.08.20

Centre must bridge GST gap

Bengal has joined several other non-BJP states to ask the Centre to fulfill its constitutional responsibility to compensate states for any shortfall in GST collection. State finance minister Amit Mit...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 08.08.20

Bengal eyes $20 billion for logistics

Bengal could attract investment worth $20 billion in the logistics sector by using the state’s unique locational advantage and harnessing its vast network of rail, road and river. The state gov...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.20

Amit contests Nirmala charges on job plan

Mamata Banerjee has turned to Amit Mitra to counter with facts and figures Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s claim that not a single Bengal district was included in a central scheme to...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Government puts Deloitte on job for property parity

 The Bengal government has appointed consulting firm Deloitte to come up with a solution on how to bring parity between the transaction value of a property and the notified circle rate of the are...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.01.19

Stage set for Bengal LNG terminal

Decks have been cleared for the first LNG terminal in Bengal with Mumbai-based H-Energy planning to start construction of the Rs 1,500-crore project from June.The company, promoted by the Hiranandanis...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.12.18

Bengal plans 8 industrial parks for SMEs

The Bengal government has planned eight industrial parks for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in addition to the six being developed by private players.State finance and industries minister Amit M...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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