BENGAL GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT 2017
As the Govt. gears up for the third edition of Bengal Global Business Summit, the stage is set with a stable Govt., remarkable growth, improved governance and record social and physical infrastructure. West Bengal recorded a 12.02% real growth in terms of GVA in 2015-16(A) and the Industry sector of the state observed a growth rate of 10.59% in 2015-16 (A). The State has moved up in ease of doing business and there is a concerted effort to project West Bengal as the preferred investment destination through plethora of industry friendly policies. The State Govt. is committed towards inclusive and sustainable development, providing increasing employment opportunities and building West Bengal into a manufacturing hub.
The State is charting new territories with Bhor Sagar Deep Sea Port coming up at Sagar Island, proposed minor private ports. The Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) promises to open up new vistas of investment opportunities. Energy sector projects (solar and CGD) and smart cities/ theme townships are attracting investor attention. With over 3.7 million enterprises, the State has a potential to become a leader in MSME development in the country.
Armed with new opportunities, the State is all to set to project its business-readiness to the global investor community.
The 2-day long Bengal Global Business Summit 2017 will bring together policy makers, corporate leaders from around the globe, delegations, academia, opinion makers to explore business opportunities, forge partnerships and collaborations.
SUCCESS STORY OF BGBS 2017
2,35,290.03 crores of business announcements, business document exchanges, expressions of interest and investment proposals were received
BGBS 2017 was inaugurated by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, The Hon'ble President of India, and plenary sessions were addressed by political dignitaries and business leaders, from India and abroad
Participation by over 4000 delegates from across India and 29 other countries
Partner Countries: Japan, Poland, Italy & Germany
Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE Chair, UK India Business Council
It (West Bengal) is an incredible success story.More..
H.E. Mr Tshering Tobgay Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan
This Summit is an excellent platform to not just showcase Bengal’s potential but to understand the vast opportunities that lie in the region as well. I’ve been struck by the many similarities between Bengal’s vision for its eco-system and Bhutan’s vision of development that is…More..
Mr. Mukesh D. Ambani Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Industries Ltd
It ( Bengal Global Business Summit) is a platform to bring together all of us who have a stake at the development of the State. The platform is to build true partnership to serve all the people of West Bengal. West Bengal has achieved significant…More..
Mr. Y. C. Deveshwar Chairman, ITC Limited
West Bengal is a very attractive market with skilled manpower- the reform process is led with great degree of vision.More..
Mr Sanjiv Goenka CHAIRMAN, RP-SANJIV GOENKA GROUP
Last 6 years has seen a sea of change, the leadership has been dynamic and decisive, the Govt. machinery is completely professional. They are quick to respond.More..
Mr. Harshvardhan Neotia Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group
I feel optimistic that Bengal will play a part in the resurgence of Indian economy.More..
Mr Kishore Biyani Managing Director, Future Group
Bengal is our ‘Karmabhoomi’. It is the love and affection of the people of West Bengal and encouragement of the Government which has helped us to grow and prosper in the State. In Bengal we have found a very sensitive and supportive Government.More..
Sunil Kanoria Vice-Chairman, Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd.
The Bengal Global Business Summit has evolved as an annual flagship event for the State Government for showcasing Bengal's potential and inviting investment proposals. Apart from highlighting all the achievements, the State Government should also utilize this platform to initiate a regular dialogue with the…More..
Bikram Dasgupta FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, GLOBSYN GROUP
We have a large presence in Bengal and the total investments in the State are about 20,000 crores. We have been in this State for a number of years and we continue to invest in this State.More..
Gaurav Swarup CHAIRMAN, FICCI WEST BENGAL STATE COUNCIL AND MD, PAHARPUR COOLING TOWERS
Bengal Global Business Summit 2015 was a milestone event which gathered a very positive response from the investors and we are looking forward to the next Summit to carry this momentum forward.More..
Puneet Dalmia MANAGING DIRECTOR, DALMIA BHARAT GROUP DIRECTOR, OCL INDIA LIMITED
Bengal's economy has impressively withstood the continuing slowdown in economic growth in previous years and currently is on a high growth trajectory. We want to grow in Bengal to create a market enduring goodwill by benefitting both our buyers and investors. The current boost in…More..
Sumit Mazumder CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR, TIL LTD
Bengal really offers tremendous opportunities in manufacturing- we have abundance of natural resources, skilled manpower, and locational advantages.More..
Mr. Y K Modi Executive Chairman, Great Eastern Energy Corporation Ltd
We are in this state from the last 12 years and invested around sixteen hundred crores looking at the ease of doing business here, both the political and administrative systems are extremely quick in response to resolve the issues.More..
Viresh Oberoi FORMER CEO AND MD, MJUNCTION SERVICES LTD
I am confident that the Bengal Global Business Summit will presage a new era of entrepreneurship and development in West Bengal. The overall spirit is positive and I am optimistic.More..
Dr Jyotsna Suri Chairperson & Managing Director, Bharat Hotels Ltd
The dynamic Chief Minister supported by her extremely able team has brought a transformational change in the State which is attracting investors like never before.More..
Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee Founder and Chairman, The Chatterjee Group
In context to Competitive Agility, I want to talk about why West Bengal matters today. Three major reasons why West Bengal matters the most in location decisions – speed (that means distance and logistics), competitive access to talent and support of Government machineries.More..
Partho Ghosh MANAGING DIRECTOR, BENGAL AEROTROPOLIS PROJECTS LTD.
It was a landmark event. We have signed some major investment proposals, including the MRTS hub. It will add to the rejuvenation of manufacturing in Bengal.This will also bring additional foreign direct investment in the state that we already got through the airport.More..
Umesh Chowdhary Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Titagarh Wagons Ltd.
It was a splendid effort by the state and my compliments to the CM and her team. This has sent a very positive message to the world and also shown that the Indian leaders are giving priority to economic development over political ideologies.More..