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Why Invest in West Bengal?

West Bengal

  • West Bengal is the fourth most populous state in India and has international borders with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh
  • Strategic location as gateway to North East India & well-connected internationally and nationally through an extensive network of rail, road, air and sea ports
  • The state government has ruled out a detailed path for investments in the food processing industry, ranging from probable project to investor facilitation
  • It is the biggest producer of vegetables in India and the second largest producer of tea

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Major Players Present in the State

State Profile of West Bengal

S. No. Project Name District Contact Details Investment Leverage (Rs. in Cr.) Direct Employment Granted Farmers Benefited Processing Capacity (LMT) PA Preservation Capacity (LMT) PA Status
1. Jangipur Bengal Mega Food Park Ltd MURSHIDABAD
  • NAME : Mr. Shivendra Tomar, Designation : Infrastructure Developer
    Mobile No : 9990725923
    Phone No :
    Email Id : s.tomar[at]ifciltd[dot]com

82.7000  52  4000 0.0000 1.2000 Completed
No Data Available
S. No. Project Name District Contact Details Investment Leverage (Rs. in Cr.) Direct Employment Granted Farmers Benefited Processing Capacity (LMT) PA Preservation Capacity (LMT) PA Status
1. Kushal polysacks private limited PURULIA
  • NA
29.7800  0  0 0.0675 0.0300 Ongoing
2. Sagar multipurpose storage pvt ltd KOLKATA
  • NA
10.8600  0  0 0.5400 0.0900 Ongoing
3. Shalimar hatcheries limited KOLKATA
  • NA
19.9700  0  0 0.0300 0.0000 Ongoing
4. Ndm seafood processors and exporters pvt. ltd. KOLKATA
  • NA
26.0800  0  0 0.0000 0.1500 Ongoing
5. Pasupati aquatics private limited KOLKATA
  • NA
39.5000  0  0 0.1100 0.1100 Ongoing
6. Prime cold stores pvt ltd HOWRAH
  • NA
15.5800  100  9552 0.0000 0.3000 Completed
7. Keventer agro ltd. 24 PARAGANAS NORTH
  • NA
23.8100  100  9552 0.0000 0.3000 Completed
8. Megaa moda pvt. ltd. HOWRAH
  • NA
27.0100  100  9552 0.5400 0.0200 Completed
9. Amicus healthcare services and solution pvt. ltd. 24 PARAGANAS SOUTH
  • NA
11.8300/td>  100  9552 0.1100/td> 0.1500 Completed
10. Shimla horticulture HOWRAH
  • NA
10.5300  100  9552 0.1400 0.2200 Completed
11. Basukinath food processors MEDINIPUR WEST
  • NA
28.8300  100  9552 0.0800 0.0500 Completed
12. Revati commercial pvt. ltd HOOGHLY
  • NA
10.2500  100  9552 0.0000 0.1500 Completed
13. Aascon agro products exporters & builders pvt. ltd. HOOGHLY
  • NA
14.8300  100  9552 0.0000 0.7500 Completed
Name Contact Mobile Capacity
Malabika Cold storage pvt ltd Malabika Cold Storage Private Limited, Baikunthapur, PO shankarpur, Daspur, Distt-Paschim Medinipur 9811166782 6200
paresh sadhukhan Radhakrishna Chaki Atta, Kismatapurbapur, Singur, Distt-Hugli 9433085095 650
JP Flour Mills Private Limited J. P. Flour Mills Private Limited, Village/Post-Bighati, Delhi Road, NH-2, Near Baidyabati More, P.S. Bhadreswar, Distt-Hugli 9831683233 9500
MOHAN SADHUKHAN SHRI DURGA FLOUR MILL,STATION ROAD, NALIKUL, HOOGHLY, Distt-Hugli 9831168788 450
No Data Available

State Policy & Fiscal Incentives

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Policy & Incentives Description
Name of Policy

Not available

Nodal Agency
  • Directorate of Food Processing Industries

Single Window Clearance System

 

Power/Electricity Subsidy
  • Rs. 1.00/Kwh for Zone A&B and Rs. 1.50/Kwh for Zone C,D&E For a period of 5 years subject to ceiling of Rs.20 lacs/annum for Small Unit and 30 lacs/ annum for medium.

  • 50% reimbursement of the cost of energy audit undertaking by a certified agency to be available after implementation of the recommendation.

  • 25% reimbursement of the cost of installations for energy conservations as per energy audit subject to a ceiling of Rs. 2.00 lacs.

  • Waiver of Electricity Duty (from commercial production date)

    Micro & Small:
    • 50% waiver for 5 years Zone A&B 75% for 5 years Zone C,D & E

    • N.B 100% waivers for all enterprises wholly owned by Women, SC, /ST and Minority community.

    For Medium:
    • B& C 100% (25 lakhs per year max. 1.25 crores for 5 years)

    • D &E 100% for 5 years and 75% for 6th - 10th years subject to maximum of 50 lakh per year or 2.50 crores in 5 year

Capital Subsidy
  • Fixed Capital (Plant & Machineries + Technical Civil work) 15% subsidy for all enterprises wholly owned by Women, SC, /ST and Minority community for Micro unit and 10% for Small unit. Only available for Zone C, D and E

    Zone C Zone D Zone E
    Micro- 25%, Subject to max. 50 lakh Small- 15%, subject to limit of 50 lacs Micro- 40%, Subject to max. 50 lakh Small- 30%, subject to limit of 50 lacs Micro- 60%, Subject to max. 75 lakh Small- 40%, subject to limit of 75 lacs
  • Technology Upgradation

  • Schemes of Technology Upgradation/Modernization of Food Processing Industries with 25% Financial Assistance of the total cost of plant and machineries and technical civil work, subject to maximum of Rs. 50 lakhs.

  • Reefer Vehicles

  • 50% of the cost of New Reefer Vehicle(s)/Mobile pre-cooling van(s) up to a maximum of Rs. 50.00 lakh.

  • Incentives also available for modified atmosphere storages for commodities such as Potato, Chillies, Carrot, Ginger, Onions, other vegetables and fruits.

  • Incentives for Women and SC/ST community

  • An additional 20% subsidy for all enterprises wholly owned by Women or  SC/ST or Minority community for Micro unit and 10% for Small unit. For zone C, D& E

Interest Subsidy
  • Zone A and B- 6%of the annual interest liability on the term loan for setting up all category units for a period of 5 yrs.

  • Zone-C & Zone-D & E areas 7.5% of the annual interest liability on the term loan for setting up all category units for a period of 5 years.

  • For Medium Enterprises: 25% of term loan interest, subject to max. 175 lakh for 5 years.

  • For B, C, D & E Zone: 25% of term loan interest, subject to max. 175 lakh for 7 years.

VAT/CST/SGST/TAX Exemption/Reimbursement
  • Reimbursement of entry tax on P& M available after beginning of commercial production by the unit.

  • Reimbursement of entry tax on procurement of raw materials for the initial 3 years.

  • Refund of CST for 3 years from date of commercial production.

  • Refund of Stamp Duty & Registration Fees.

  • Refund of Stamp Duty & Registration Feese.

    • 100% for Zone D, E

    • 75% for Zone C

    • 50% for Zone B

    • 25% for Zone A

    • For Medium: B, C, D & E-75%

    • VAT

      Zone B&C -80% for 8 years or 75% of the Fixed Capital Investment whichever attained earlier

      Zone D&E -90% for 8 years or 75% of the Fixed Capital Investment whichever attained earlier

Employment Generation
  • Reimbursement of 100% in 1st Yr and 75% in next remaining year’s expenditure incurred towards ESI and EPF as follows.

    • Zone-B 5 yrs

    • Zone-C 7 yrs

    • Zone- D& E 9 yrs

Freight/Transport Subsidy
  • Not Applicable

Others

    Water Conservation / Environment compliance

  • Assistance up to 50% or Rs. 2.00 lakhs Max. For water conservation/ pollution control measures (Micro & Small)

  • Standard Quality Compliance

  • 50% cost up to a max. Rs. 5.00 lakhs for obtaining certification/ accreditation like ISO-9000,14000,18000 etc (Micro & Small)

  • Incentive for Patent Registration/ GI

  • State Govt. will provide consultancy and facilitation services for identification and registration of GI of items

  • Reimbursement of 50% of expenditure for obtaining patent registration subject to max. Rs. 5.00 lakhs

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