Business Abroad: One-Man Aid

In an office on Calcutta's fashionable Park Street last week, fluorescent lights burned late into the night as a team of engineers bent over their drawing boards rushing to complete plans for Asia's biggest steam power plant. By 1964 the 300 megawatt Bandel power station is scheduled to supply badly needed electricity to Calcutta's industrial belt. But almost as significant to the Indian economy as the $54 million project itself is the fact that the engineers designing it are all Indians—members of Kuljian Corp. of India, the first Indian-run consulting engineering firm capable of handling so complex a power job.

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