World Trade Centre Kolkata

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World Trade Center Kolkata
General information
Status Under construction
Type Commercial
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height 219 metres (719 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 51

The World Trade Centre Kolkata in the New Town Rajarhat , is an under construction building in the city of Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal . It will consist of two twin towers.It will be the largest building in the entire East India after construction completes.It is also going to be the tallest World Trade Centre in India ever made.The location is close to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata airport) and hence it will require a mandatory clearance from the Airport Authority of India to ensure that it does not infringe the city`s air route. As a matter of convention, a World Trade Centre has to be the tallest tower in a particular city,`` Urban Development Minister of West Bengal Firhad Hakim told reporters at the Writers' Building in Kolkata .[1]

According to highly placed sources, Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, during the industry enclave meet in Mumbai, was approached by the promoters of WTC, Mumbai with a proposal to erect a similar structure in Kolkata.[2]

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