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Kolkata, May 24

And now, India, too, will have its own Funan IT and Sim Lim Tower.

Being set up by Hooghly Investments Ltd at an investment of Rs 35 crore, Kolkata is all set to house the country's first e-mall.

The mall is slated to be opened this year.

Addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, Mr S.K. Bajoria, CEO, Hooghly Investments Ltd, said the specialty mall would store all electrical and electronic goods.

Located in the central business district of Kolkata, it would be spread across 80,000 sq. ft. in G+3 format.

A one-stop shop

It would be a one-stop-shop for all kinds of electronic and electrical products, be it consumer goods, white goods, IT products, software and accessories, peripherals, and so on.

Mr Bajoria said that, besides wholesale and retail outlets, the mall would also have entertainment facilities, food courts, cafes, kiosks, and so on.

It will also have a banquet-cum-conference hall, exhibition-cum-display areas, pedestrian plazas and areas for leisure and rest.

Agrawal & Agrawal of Kolkata is the architect for the project and SembCorp E&C of Singapore has been chosen as the project manager, he said.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated May 25, 2006)
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