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Amit Mitra
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Mitra in 2011
Minister of Information Technology and Electronics & e-Governance
Assumed office
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi
Jagdeep Dhankhar
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Preceded by Bratya Basu
Minister for Finance & Excise,Commerce & Industries
Government of West Bengal
Assumed office
Governor M. K. Narayanan
D. Y. Patil
Keshari Nath Tripathi
Jagdeep Dhankhar
Preceded by Asim Dasgupta
Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Preceded by Asim Dasgupta
Constituency Khardaha
Personal details
Born (1947-12-20) 20 December 1947 (ageĀ 74)
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Trinamool Congress
Spouse(s) Meera Balakrishnan
Children 1 daughter
Relatives Bela Mitra (mother)
Haridas Mitra (father)
Alma mater Presidency College, Kolkata (B.A.)
University of Delhi (M.A.)
Duke University (Ph.D.)
Occupation Economist

Amit Mitra (born 20 December 1947) is an Indian economist and politician. He is a member of the All India Trinamool Congress and the current Finance, Commerce & Industries Minister of the government of Indian state of West Bengal.

He is the current MLA in the West Bengal state assembly from the Khardaha state assembly constituency. He was awarded Padma Shri at 2007. He beat Asim Dasgupta, the ex-West Bengal Finance Minister.

He was was the Secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

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