Amit Mitra, the State Commerce and Industry Minister declared that 24 new units in Cooch Behar’s Chakchaka will start functioning within the next few months. This will eventually generate an employment opportunity for a lot of people.
The management of the companies has already made the required payments for the industrial growth on the land of 20.68 acres, out of which 16.51 acres are set for boosting the industrial growth. Amit Mitra said, "There will be generation of 2,038 jobs in the 21 units. There will be a total investment of Rs 6, 831.98 lakh. For the 21 out of 24 units, there will be an investment of Rs 5, 886 lakh.”
Mitra added, "Our government has industrialized infrastructure including 1.85 km long road, 56 street lights, laying of pipeline for a stretch of 1.2 km, overhead water reservoir for supply of safe drinking water, surface drainage system, power sub-station and administrative office in the industrial growth centre and it played a key role in attracting more investment."