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Kolkata

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, located approximately 80kms to the west of the border of Bangladesh, on the east bank of the river Hooghly is the main educational, cultural, business, finance and commercial hub of East India. The major industrial sectors operating in Kolkata include mining, steel, minerals, cement, heavy engineering, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agriculture, textiles, jute and electronics. It is also a very important centre for Banking. The ITC Limited, Allahabad bank and UCO bank among many other major companies and banks have their headquarters in Kolkata. Numerous national and international colleges and institutions of repute in Kolkata are aimed at supplying highly skilled manpower and workforce to meet the growing demands of the companies in the city.


Noble Laureate Sir C.V. Raman did his ground breaking work in IACS. Amartya Sen, another Nobel Laureate is an alumnus of the University of Calcutta. Laxmi Niwas Mittal, the Indian steel magnet has studied from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. One of the most powerful women in the world, Indira Nooyi is an alumnus of IIM-Calcutta.