Batanagar


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Batanagar

 

a city in India in the state of West Bengal, on the Hooghli River, southwest of Calcutta. It has a railroad station and the largest footwear factory in the country. The footwear factory was founded by the late Czech industrialist Bata, from whom the name Batanagar is derived. Population, 40,600 (1961).

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Contract Awarded for providing design, engineering and construction of an elevated road between Jinzira Bazr and Batanagar on the Budge Budge trunk road in Kolkata
In Bata factory at Batanagar near Kolkata, eight unions affiliated to different political parties exist over last 40 years and the Bata Mazdoor Union (affiliated to INTUC) and Progressive Workers Union (affiliated to CITU) demand majority union status with larger workforce support during this period.
The company has entered into a joint venture with Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority and plans to develop housing projects on the excess land at its factory at Batanagar near Kolkata with an investment of Rs 1,300 crore.
Bata (Pakistan) was established in Batapur (near Lahore) in 1942 as a branch of Bata of British India in Batanagar (near Calcutta), as part of Bata International headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Behind us we left Calcutta and Batanagar, which was home to the biggest shoe factory in India.
316 crore from a road developer for design, engineering and construction of an elevated road between Jinzira Bazr and Batanagar on the Budge Budge trunk road in Kolkata.
316 Crores from a road developer for design, engineering and construction of an elevated road between Jinzira Bazr and Batanagar on the Budge Budge trunk road in Kolkata.
Contract Awarded for Design, engineering and construction of an elevated road between Jinzira Bazr and Batanagar on the Budge Budge trunk road in Kolkata