Asserting that West Bengal has capability and readiness to take on bigger and greater business challenges with an aim to fulfill aspirations, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said more investments will lead to greater revenues, jobs, more manufacturing power and better infrastructure.
Jaitley, who was speaking at the 2016 Global Business Summit, said the economy of any country or state needs investments to grow.
“More investments will lead to greater revenues, jobs, more manufacturing power and better infrastructure. The amount of revenue a state receives will also help them to enroll more and more on poverty alleviation programmes,” he added.
Other speakers at the Summit include Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu and Piyush Goyal, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The Summit received participation from 20 countries including UK, Japan, USA, Singapore, Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Israel, Spain, Belarus, Czech Republic, Korea, Luxembourg and neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
Captains of Indian Industry and global entrepreneurs, who were present at the plenary session, were invited to share their experiences and future business plan in the state.