Kolkata: Failing to elicit adequate response from banks and other financial institutions to invest in its proposed financial hub at New Town on the city's northern periphery, the West Bengal government is considering offering a fresh package.
"We are ready to offer a fresh package, if Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are not received for all plots within October 31, the last date for its submission", state urban development minister Firhad Hakim said in Kolkata on Monday.
"So far only five banks and financial Institutions, including State Bank of India, United Bank of India, Allahabad Bank and SREI, have come forward with their EOIs while interactions are on with Yes Bank and Dena Bank", Hakim said.
Asked about details of the fresh package, the minister said that the board of the West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited would finalise it....more
09:20 PM, Oct 08, 2012