The online plot application for Bengal Silicon Valley in New Town started from Wednesday. A total of 22 plots covering 63 acres will be allotted in the sixth phase. A Whatsapp helpline no (8334903379) has also been introduced. Following the decision taken in the state cabinet meeting earlier, the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) put up the 22 plots for online allotment.
The expression of interest was floated last month in which it was said that interested tech companies will be able to start applying online after an initial period of 30 days from the date of publication of the notice.
Hidco has already handed over allotment letters to several organisations whose applications to get plots at the Bengal Silicon Valley in its phase 2 and phase3 was earlier approved. Some of these companies are Indian Statistical Institute, SAMEER, WBEIDC, Skymap Global India Pvt Ltd, Vikram Solar Ltd and others. Officials said that the online allotment of plots has been introduced to make it hassle free and speedy. Interested industry, entrepreneur and start-ups can now apply online for setting up tech industries including IT, IT enabled services, robotics,artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IOT), telecom, genetic engineering, bio-technology and others.
Source: Times of India