Bengal Business Council Presents Grand Business Celebration “Banglar Nabajagran, Bengal Rising 2.0”

Bengal Business Council organised a grand business celebration of Bengal, “Banglar Nabajagran, Bengal Rising 2.0” from 21-23 April at Saltlake Central Park Fair Ground. The grand event aims to bring together all the business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers to discuss the economic growth and development of Bengal. With “Banglar Nabajagran, Bengal Rising 2.0”, the Council seeks to showcase the resilience and potential of Bengal’s business community. The event provides a platform for entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers to share their ideas and insights, network, and explore business opportunities.

Team Bengal Business Council at “Banglar Nabajagran, Bengal Rising 2.0” Expo Ground

On this note,
Shashi Panja, Cabinet Minister for Industries, Commerce & Enterprises and Department of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare of the Government of West Bengal Said, “The Bengal Business Council is a valuable platform that supports the growth and development of businesses in West Bengal. Through its various initiatives and programs, the council helps to create opportunities for entrepreneurs, fosters innovation, and contributes to the overall economic prosperity of the state. I commend the council for its efforts and look forward to continued collaboration in the future.”

On the same note Mr. Chandrashekhar Ghosh, MD & CEO of Bandhan bank quoted “Starting from the British to the French, they have always chosen Bengal as their first hub for initiating business. We have a long history of entrepreneurship & with Banglar Nobojagoron 2.0 we aim to re-establish the same.”

Mr. Subrata Dutta, Vice President of the Council and Managing Director of The George Telegraph Group said “Bengal Business Council is the only council for Bengali business owners. It is a business platform truly of the Bengalis, by the Bengalis and for the Bengalis. The council is a unified voice of Bengali business worldwide to prove to the world that Bengalis are not averse to business.”

Shri Avishek Auddy, Chairman of the Council and Director, Chandra’s Chemical Industries (1973) Pvt. Ltd.(a company of the P C Chandra Group), said, “Bengal has always been a hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurship. Bengal Business Council has always been that opportunity for their members and other entrepreneurs, which has given them a platform to showcase their entrepreneurial potential. I am confident that this event will inspire a new wave of innovation and growth in Bengal.”

Shri Subhashis Dutta, General Secretary of the Council and Partner of Mohendra Dutt & Sons noted that “Bengalis have been the forerunner in all walks of life. Somewhere, something went wrong that led to the decline of the vibrant business community. It’s time that we revive the old glory.”

“Banglar Nabajagran” stands as the flag bearer of Bengal’s rich business history and it offers a unique platform for Bengali businesses to participate in Industrial Trade Fair, Job Fair, Automobile Expo, Career & Admissions Fair, Flea-Market, Handicraft Fair and Food Festival.

Many traditional bengali business organizations took part in the Expo. Few among them demand special mentions as they have proved how bengali businesses are doing well generation after generation.

G Paul’s Tea, a fifty years old Barabazar based tea retail concern, had a stall at the trade pavilion. Gourab Paul, 3rd generation of the family, left his government job to support the family’s business legacy. Gourab has downplayed the much told narrative “Bengalee(s) only love government jobs”.

Products from West Bengal with Geographical Indications had a different section in the fair. There Voice of Kolkata spotted young agri-businessman entrepreneur Mr. Pranay Paul from Gurap in Hooghly District. Pranay has ventured into branded gobindobhog rice marketing with his flagship brand name ‘Maharaja Rice’. He is keen to take the rice mill business started by his grand father to a new height.

Another bengali owned business we spotted was Simplex Pipes. This company is manufacturing pipes for last 25 years. It also has its factory in Hooghly.

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