The standing committee of West Bengal Cabinet has approved five acres of land in New Town area for the second campus of IIM-Joka. The same information has been provided by the state finance minister Amit Mitra at the state secretariat.
“The West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited has 800-acre of land to build a state-run industrial park. Once the freight terminal becomes operational this land will be utilised for the purpose,” Mitra added.
“The state cabinet also approved a hike in the annual scholarship for students of class V, VI and VII of government schools, government-aided and mardrasas, from Rs 750 to Rs 800,” state MoS (Health) Chandrima Bhattacharyya said.