New Delhi, Feb. 8 -- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the state has secured over Rs 2.84 lakh crore of investment proposals in the Bengal Global Business Summit this year, compared to about Rs 2.20 lakh crore of investment offers received last year.

"Till now, whatever we have counted... the investment proposals received during this summit were Rs 2,84,288 crore," she said while addressing a session at the fifth edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit on the second day.

With these investment proposals, 8-10 lakh more jobs will be created in the state, she said.

Last year, the state had netted over Rs 2,19,925 crore of investments.

During the two-day summit, 86 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed...