Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister of India has given two major projects to Murshidabad district in the Union budget 2010.
One is flood control project for Bhagirathi Padma river which will significantly benefit Murshidabad district along with Nadia.
There is a proposed master plan for Kandi region of Murshidabadf district. Both this projects proposed in Central budget will positively affect economy of Murshidabad.
It is to be noted that Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister of India is MP from Jangipur, Murshidabad. Azimganj comes in Jangipur Parliamentary constituency.
(N.B. Jyoti Kothari is proprietor of Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur, representing Centuries Old Tradition of Excellence in Gems and Jewelry.
He is a Non-resident Azimganjite.)