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About West Bengal

West Bengal is located on the east coast of India with the Bay of Bengal in the south and shares its international border with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. The state has India’s 2nd largest metro rail network and 3rd largest road coverage. The state is also well connected globally with Haldia and Kolkata ports and an international airport in Kolkata. West Bengal has witnessed 10.6% industrial growth in 2015-16, higher than national growth (7.3%) and 6.97% growth of Index of Industrial Production. It is also the first state to achieve 100% implementation of Business Reforms Action Plan 2017.

Snapshot

West Bengal
  • 1229 Opportunities
  • USD 665.6 bn Worth

Mode of Implementation

  • 750 EPC
  • 53 PPP
  • 41 Others
  • 40 Not Disclosed
  • 29 To Be Finalized
  • 18 Hybrid Annuity
  • 15 Turnkey
  • 0 Swiss Challenge
West Bengal | Requirement

Sectors

Transport

472 Opportunities

worth USD 170.31 bn

A key driver of India's infrastructural growth

Energy

134 Opportunities

worth USD 257.57 bn

India has seen the fastest investment growth in energy in the world

Social Infrastructure

125 Opportunities

worth USD 93.01 bn

India is building extensive social infrastructure with a string focus on health and education

Water & Sanitation

111 Opportunities

worth USD 104.87 bn

Har Ghar Nal se Jal and Swachh Bharat Schemes are helping India leap ahead in providing safe water and sanitation

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Policies
  • West Bengal Special Economic Zone Policy

    To establish SEZs in the state to promote economic and industrial development.

  • WB Investment & Industrial Policy 2013

    Aims to propel the State's industrial and economic growth with a multi-pronged strategy.

  • WB State Support for Industries Scheme 2013

    A scheme to extend certain financial support for large scale industrial units of the state.

  • WB Information Technology & Electronics Policy 2018

    To promote the state as a destination for IT, ITeS, ICT and ESDM sectors.

  • WB Tourism Policy 2016

    The Policy aims to attain the status of being the most preferred tourist destinations in India.

  • WB Fisheries Investment Policy 2015

    Aims to extend fiscal incentives to encourage entrepreneurs for setting up enterprises in Fisheries sector.

  • WB Textile Policy 2013-18

    Aims at doubling the share of West Bengal's textile industry from 5.2% to over 10% in next ten years.

  • WB Design Policy 2016

    Aims at establishing West Bengal as the biggest Design led economy in the country.

  • WB Startup Policy 2016-21

    Aims to make West Bengal emerge as one of the top start-up destinations in India.

  • WB Public Private Partnership Policy

    Aims at enhancing the quality of life of the people by providing better and efficient public services.

  • WB Policy on Co-generation/Generation of Electricity from Renewal Sources of Energy 2012

    Aims to promote generation of electricity from renewable energy resources available in the State.

  • WB MSME Policy 2013-18

    Aims to increase ancillarization and vendor linkage of MSME from 2% to 10% in next five years.