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Mamata to inaugurate eastern India’s biggest convention centre today

Mamata to inaugurate eastern India’s biggest convention centre today

Kolkata, Oct 13 (UNI) The biggest convention centre in eastern India, and one of the largest in the country, located in New Town, is going to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today. It was the Chief Minister, who had proposed the setting up of a world- class convention centre in Bengal. She has named it Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) has implemented the project. The Bengal Global business Summit in January 2018 is going to be held at this convention centre. The main convention hall has a seating capacity of 3,000. Two smaller- capacity auditoria, each with a seating capacity of 434, four large exhibition halls including a state banquet, with a total carpet area of 17,000 square feet (sq ft) and a 12,500-sq ft spacious pre-function area are also be located at the centre. A garden food court will be linked to the exhibition halls. There are extensive food and beverage facilities for conferences through provisions of banquet kitchens and satellite kitchens at all levels. A business hotel is located at the convention centre, comprising of 100 twin-bedded rooms, a business centre with 10 meeting rooms, a business club covering an area of 8,000 sq ft, comprising a state-of-the-art gymnasium, billiards room and cards room, a spa with a rooftop pool, two speciality restaurants and a 24-hour coffee shop. The convention centre has a parking facility for 640 cars and 92 open parking and 15 bus parking facilities. The campus has been envisioned as a ‘green’ building project with all modern amenities and services like HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air- conditioning), illumination with LED fixtures and auto control, dual plumbing, audio-visual systems, fire detection and suppression system, CCTV, security and surveillance, and IBMS (integrated building management systems). UNI SJC KK

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Bengal Govt to digitise Assembly records

Bengal Govt to digitise Assembly records

04 Dec 2017 | 11:50 AM

Kolkata, Dec 4 (UNI) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently
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Three new universities to be set up in Bengal

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04 Dec 2017 | 11:45 AM

Kolkata, Dec 4 (UNI) Three Bills have been passed in the West Bengal
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KMC to set up its first day-care school for girls

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04 Dec 2017 | 11:41 AM

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BJP fields RSS man, plays caste card to wrest key Congress seat

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Deesa, Gujarat, Dec 4 (UNI) The Banaskantha district in North Gujarat is hardly a BJP forte. Braving strong 'Narendra Modi' wave the district had returned six Congress MLAs out of 9 in state assembly elections in 2012.

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