It has taken almost two decades, nonetheless, the West Bengal capital has slowly, but steadily found its feet back on the ground. Today Kolkata’s GDP at US$150 billion ranks third after Mumbai and Delhi. This rise can’t be attributed to just one industry, but to many enterprises that wholly realised and utilised the potential of Kolkata. The only city of east India to have a port, the city offers efficient connectivity (along with air and rail) encouraging steel, heavy engineering and mining industries to thrive.