‘Silicon Valley Asia’, an IT Hub, on anvil near Kolkata
Kolkata, Mar 28 (KNN) Mamata Banerjee led Bengal Government has decided to set up an information technology (IT) hub in New Town, near Kolkata on the lines of the famous Silicon Valley in USA.
Bengal CM, during a recent administrative meeting, had termed the hub ‘Silicon Valley Asia’.
The hub will come up on 100 acres and aims to create many jobs.
It may be mentioned that IT giant Infosys has already registered 50 acre of land in New Town and will start construction soon. Another IT firm – Wipro – has also taken 50 acres, according to the additional chief secretary, IT Department, at a recent administrative review meeting, said All India Trinamool Congress.