In June, we had put to tender few plots in New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata. One of these related to the category "Educational" and a 2-acre plot in Action Area II was designated. The highest offer was given by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Kolkata. They offered Rs 34 crores for the 2-acre plot.
Last week, the Chartered Accountant Institute paid the price in full. I welcome their prompt action and hope they set up their institute soon. We may have a formal signing ceremony soon.
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I came back late evening yesterday after supervising last minute preparations for the Rabindra Tirtha inauguration. The power line was getting into a jam and I advised Chief Engineer (Electrical) and MD, New Town Electric Corporation to team up to solve the issue within 12 hours. They promised to do the needful.
Rabindra Tirtha complex is getting beautiful by the hour. I did not carry my camera yesterday. But here are two clippings from today's Times of India and Bengal Post:
Bengal Post also carries a story on the Hidco Convention Centre. Here is the clipping: