KOLKATA: Tourists visiting Digha may soon be able to drive right down into the sea at a cluster of artificial islands. This isn't any dream. A project on similar lines was discussed between officials of ArcelorMittal and the Mamata Banerjee government at Writers' Buildings on Monday.
Urban development minister Firhad Hakim, finance minister Amit Mitra, irrigation minister Manas Bhuniya, mayor Sovan Chatterjee, and senior officials of the departments were present at the meeting, where ArcelorMittal made a presentation. While officials are tightlipped about the project, there is excitement in the corridors of power as ArcelorMittal is a big name. It is a company that in 2010 had revenues of $78 billion and crude steel production of 90.6 million tonnes, representing about 8% of the world's steel output. Read more
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