The Adani Group on Wednesday committed to investing Rs 10,000 crore in West Bengal over the next ten years, group head Gautam Adani announced on Wednesday. Speaking at the inaugural session of the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) 2022, Adani said the group’s investments would cover world-class port infrastructure, state-of-the-art data centres, and undersea cables connecting them across oceans, as well as digital a centre of excellence in the field of innovation, warehouse, and logistics parks. Group company Adani Wilmar currently owns an edible oil factory in Haldia.
“Over the next decade, we expect our total investment in Bengal to exceed Rs 10,000 crore. After that, as we continue to expand here, we will bring our world-class expertise in the green energy value chain into Bengal,” Adani in BGBS 6th edition. This is Gautam Adani’s first appearance at a business summit in the state. Adani was also the highest bidder for the deep seaport of Tajpur, but the state has yet to announce Adani Port as the L1 bidder.
“I promise to bring to Bengal the best of the Adani Group – our expertise in infrastructure, our speed of execution, our experience, and our focus on building bigger and better. I promise to bring What comes is technology and scale that will help to recalibrate Bengal’s infrastructure,” he said. He said the investment would help create 25,000 direct and indirect jobs. “What I promise to bring is that I will live up to the expectations of the people of Bengal,” Adani said.