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.
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
It (West Bengal) is an incredible success story.More..
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..
I would like to thank for invitation to such important event BGBS which is creating a good opportunity to present Polish companies and discuss possibilities of cooperation with local partners.More..
Respected Chief Minister, your vision, your dynamism, your courage, your dedication towards Bengal and India is very well known not only in your state and country but also has touched the heart of Korean PeopleMore..
It is truly an honour to be here at 2019 Bengal Global Business Summit - proud to be part of a strong delegation from North Carolina as a part of US India Business CouncilMore..
In the frame of dynamic and diversify bilateral relations between Italy and India - the Lombardy region looks at the Summit as further opportunity to enhance Government to Government and business to business relations among the leading sub national territories.More..
Many new challenges find one big answer – innovation and it’s a good news that innovation runs faster so we have only to speed up and catch the new opportunities as you do here in West Bengal and it is really incredible; Congratulations to Government…More..
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..
West Bengal is a very attractive market with skilled manpower- the reform process is led with great degree of vision.More..
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..
I feel optimistic that Bengal will play a part in the resurgence of Indian economy.More..
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..
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..
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..
Bengal really offers tremendous opportunities in manufacturing- we have abundance of natural resources, skilled manpower, and locational advantages.More..
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..
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..
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..
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..
I believe that East India led by Kolkata is the future of India. You don’t have to think twice before investing in the state.More..
West Bengal is the destination for investment within India. Truly the state is ready for business, with a very decisive leadership, a leadership which listens, which is open-minded, which welcomes investorsMore..
People of Bengal are very lucky and fortunate to have a Chief Minister who is loving, who is daring, who is a visionary and has multiple qualities to take the State forward.More..
With robust infrastructure, skilled talent pool, improved work culture and a proactive Government, West Bengal is indeed a land of endless opportunities for investors across sectors.More..
West Bengal is in the middle of an economic reformation, there is also a lot of spending on health and education, which goes to make the workforce productiveMore..