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West Bengal govt, IEEMA collaborate to set up electrical & electronic industrial park

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Kolkata, July 2 (KNN) The West Bengal Government has teamed up with the Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) for setting up a dedicated electrical and electronic industrial park in the state.

The state government will invest an amount estimating 17 lakh crore for generating 150GW of solar power by 2030. The park will help in producing more green power from sustainable renewable energy resources.


“The industrial park will house new age and hi-tech companies, in addition to the traditional industries. The park would be a new-age hi-tech manufacturing hub. Bengal has a large talent pool and necessary infrastructure,” Siddharth Bhutoria, Chairman of IEEMA Eastern Region, told ET at the 3rd edition of IEEMA Eastern Region- ‘Empower Energise East’ - E3 conference.

“With the Tajpur deep sea port coming up in Bengal, the industry body feels that it will boost the opportunities and act as the gateway of the entire ASEAN countries. Itwill help to bring in companies from across the globe in the renewable energy and electric vehicles (EV) manufacturing sector,” he added.

The third edition of the conference focused on the emerging technologies for the electrical and electronics industry, smart cities and future business opportunities. 

The objective of the event is to bring together the electrical Industry, Technocrats, government utilities, and new Industry segments like Oil Refineries, Cement, Railways, Steel etc on the same platform. (KNN Bureau)


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