State considers giving industry status to logistics sector
| Saturday | 17th October, 2020
Kolkata: The state Commerce and Industry department is considering giving industry status to the logistics sector so that it can get similar sort of advantages like the industries when it comes to land clearance and building rules.
"West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) provides handholding of warehousing and logistics activity in the state .
A recent expert study has identified logistics and warehousing as a sunrise sector with the projected CAGR at 14 percent.
So we are bent upon providing a hassle free business atmosphere in the logistics sector," said a senior official of WBIDC at a webinar on "Warehousing in India" organised by ICC.
The state has already come up with a dedicated logistics cell for handholding industries foraying in the sector.