West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra today met the top brass of Singapore-based global investment firm GIC to attract investments.
A West Bengal government delegation headed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is on a 5-day tour to Singapore to attract investment for the state. GIC is one of the world's largest global investors.
"We met the top brass of GIC and the meeting is fruitful," Mitra told a TV channel over phone from Singapore.
He said the GIC team consisted of 11 members, including managing director, analysts, PE fund managers, economists among others while from the state government several officials including the Chief Secretary was present.
The minister indicated that there was a positive vibe from GIC's end and some announcement could be made by them to evaluate projects and go ahead if found bankable.
"Representative of companies from the state including Krush Grant of ITC were in the meeting which lasted for over an hour," Mitra said.