West Bengal has to change its image first: Mohandas Pai
Kolkata: For West Bengal to be on the economic progress path once more, the state must change its picture within the first place and make it sustainable within the minds of the buyers, former Infosys director T V Mohan Das Pai stated.
He stated that though the current Trinamool authorities is attempting to alter the picture, there was a necessity additionally to alter the mindset of the notion of the buyers.
“West Bengal has to first change its picture first. The change of picture is going on now, but it surely must be seen whether or not this modification is sustainable or not”, Pai advised PTI on the sidelines of Horasis Asia assembly right here immediately.
Pai stated West Bengal has to develop for the advantage of the jap area.
“If West Bengal doesn’t develop, your entire jap area will undergo”, he stated.
Saying that Singur was an enormous setback when Tata Motors deserted the Nano small automotive venture, Pai stated former Left Entrance chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya began the drive in the direction of industrialisation which was very encouraging.
“However what occurred in Singur was an enormous setback for the state”, Pai stated, including that “I’m personally impressed with what is going on in the intervening time”.
“Had the Tatas had come within the state, West Bengal may have develop into an car centre”, he stated.
Pai maintained that there was a necessity for giant corporations to return and develop into anchor buyers.
Evaluating the strategy in the direction of industrialisation of the Left Entrance and current Trinamool Congress governments, Pai stated the previous dispensation had opposed industrialisation ideologically and the state misplaced its place as one of many prime industrial base.
“Then again, the current authorities is attempting to revive that misplaced glory”, he stated, including that business in West Bengal should think about the federal government by interacting with them and incentivising them to take a position extra.
Pai, president of AIMA, stated that the principle focus of the state authorities would on areas like tourism, innovation and start-ups, future expertise like 3D printing, robotics, machine studying, huge knowledge, stem cell analysis and organising of labs in good universities.