Buddhadeb to inaugurate hardware hub at Sonarpur on Feb 25

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Kolkata, Feb 22 (PTI) West Bengal Chief MinisterBuddhadeb Bhattacharjee would inaugurate a hardware hub atSonarpur in South 24-Parganas district on February 25 as perthe state''s IT policy initiated in 2009.

Set up on 11 acres of land, the hardware hub wouldaccommodate about ten companies, of which three companies havealready been issued allotment letter, state''s IT MinisterDebesh Das said announcing this.

The hub would create an employment opportunity fornearly 3000 people, Das said adding that the state governmentwas having talks with some Taiwan-based companies toaccommodate them here.

Besides, the state government was trying to set up anon-conventional energy centre at the SEZ near Durgapur, hesaid.

The state government has also forwarded a proposal bythe Aerotropolis, which is planning to set up a comprehensivecity at Andal in Burdwan city, to the Centre for setting up asolar valley at the same SEZ near Durgapur, Das said.

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