Applauding chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s initiative to turn West Bengal into ‘Best Bengal’, Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced an additional Rs 5,000 crore investment in non Jio business across the state in the next three years.

Along with Reliance, the inaugural session of the fourth edition of Bengal Global Business Summit today registered a total investment announcements worth Rs 17,000 crore. This includes, Rs 10,000 crore from Mr Sajjan Jindal of JSW Group, Rs 1000 crore from RP Sanjeev Goenka Group and another Rs 1000 crore from Mr Saroj Poddar of Adventz.

Speaking at the inauguration of fourth Bengal Global Business Summit at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in New Town, Mr Ambani said “Miss Banerjee’s effort has already turned Bengal as the number one state in the country in terms of ease of doing business.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today invited industrialists to Bengal guaranteeing an ideal industry-friendly atmosphere amidst “tolerance” and “security” and assured that the state would deprive none. (See P5)