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Mamata to lay foundation stone for IT Park project on Aug 13

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

on August 13 will lay the foundation stone for an IT park in Rajarhat which the government plans to build in the lines of Silicon Valley in the US.

The project, called Silicon Valley Asia, will be set up on 100 acres and aim at creating infrastructure for the companies.

"The foundation stone will be laid by on August 13," state IT Debashish Sen said today.

He declined to spell out the finer details of the project which will be announced on August 13.

Sen, however, said that the has been encouraging the emerging rechnology companies to work from Bengal in the areas like blockchain, and robotics.

Sen, who was speaking at the 'Digital Sucess Summit' organised by Indus Net Technolgies, said the has been advocating for technologies that will remove language barrier.

"Langauge barrier is one of the key reason for a section for not adopting Government is keen for a ecosystem that enables overcoming the language barrier between users and potential users," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 17:20 IST
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