Kolkata: In order to attract industrialists to set up their units in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has eased the stringent norms by forming a committee.

As per the revised norms, the project will be approved within a fortnight and the form will feature only seven points instead of 99 points. The interested industrialists may download the form from website after the festive season. Mamata has asked industrialists not to pay bribe to any one for setting up units and asked the police to take proper steps in this regard.

Launching a website of the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC), the nodal agency for industrial development, the Chief Minister called for improving infrastructure prerequisite for industrial development.

She said, “New form has been introduced for easing administrative constraint for industrialists. They can hold discussion with Minister Partha Chatterjee by submitting the forms in this regard. There will be no mediator in the process.”

State government devised the policy for setting up middle and small industries to provide maximum possible employment.

(JPN/Bureau)