West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s announcement a few proposed contemporary funding by Tata Group at Raninagar in Jalpaiguri district was only a “slip of the tongue” on her half, state Chief Secretary H.Okay.Dwivedi has mentioned.
On Monday afternoon, whereas addressing an occasion handy over appointment letters to varied beneficiaries below “Utkarsh Bangla,” a talent growth scheme of the state authorities, the chief minister mentioned that she is completely happy that the Tata Group might be investing Rs 600 crore at Japiguri’s Raninagar.
However, she didn’t expose any additional particulars on this rely just like the sector the place the funding will happen or the time by when the funding might be made. On the opposite hand, there was neither any affirmation nor denial from Tata Group on this rely.
Soon after, speculations began doing rounds prompting Chief Secretary Dwivedi to step in to set the information straight. “The chief minister did not intend to mean Tata Group. Actually, the investment at Jalpaiguri is by Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages,” the chief secretary defined.
At the identical time, the West Bengal state secretariat of Nabanna issued a press release detailing the funding by Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages at Raninagar in Jalpaiguri, the digital inauguration of which was achieved by the chief minister herself on Monday from Kolkata.
The greenfield vertical unit constructed over Rs 6.9 acres of land and is supposed for manufacturing juice and glowing soft- drink gadgets, has attracted a complete funding of Rs 660 crore.
The unit will make use of 100 people straight, whereas one other 150 people will get oblique employment.
To recall, the Tata Group chairman, Ratan Tata introduced the pull-out of Tata Motors’ small automotive, Nano manufacturing facility from Singur in Hooghly district in West Bengal in October 2008 citing disruptive motion of Trinamool Congress, as the-then principal opposition occasion towards the land acquisition for the undertaking. Gujarat’s Sanand turned the brand new vacation spot of the Nano manufacturing facility.
Since then, contemporary investments by Tata Group within the state have simply remained an phantasm, even after 2011, when the 34-year-old Left Front regime collapsed within the state making manner for the entry of Trinamool Congress regime with Mamata Banerjee on the helm.