February 2018 \ Business & Investment \ Diaspora
Mamata’s request to Ford

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in February...

  • Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in February mentioned that she’d requested Ford Motor Company’s Alfred Ford to set up a manufacturing unit of in her state. She also said that Alfred Ford, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, founder of US auto giant would look into the proposal. “I have requested Ford (Alfred Ford) to plan for a new manufacturing unit here in West Bengal. They have one in Chennai. He said he will look into it,” Banerjee said while visiting Mayapur ISKCON temple in Nadia district. Ford India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, has an integrated manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu.