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Buddhadeb to inaugurate hardware hub at Sonarpur


Hardware hub to accommodate ten companies

Employment for 3,000 people will be created


Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee would inaugurate a hardware hub at Sonarpur in South 24-Parganas district on February 25 as per the State's IT policy initiated in 2009.

Set up on 11 acres of land, the hardware hub would accommodate about ten companies, of which three companies have already been issued allotment letter, West Bengal IT Minister Debesh Das said announcing this.

The hub would create an employment opportunity for nearly 3,000 people, Mr. Das said, adding that the State Government was having talks with some Taiwan-based companies to accommodate them here.

Besides, the State Government was trying to set up a non-conventional energy centre at the Special Economic Zone near Durgapur, he said.

The State Government has also forwarded a proposal by the Aerotropolis, which is planning to set up a comprehensive city at Andal in Burdwan city, to the Centre for setting up a solar valley at the same SEZ, Mr. Das said. - PTI

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