Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Saurav Ganguly Known for his ‘Dadagiri’ is now all set to host another another show and this time the request came from none other than Didi — Mamata Banerjee to host – Egiye Bangla – apni jokhon entrepreneur. The show is being sponsored by Bengal government, as Mamata Banerjee wants to promote – Shilpo Karun, Bangla Gorun and for that small entrepreneurs are now being focused to create jobs.
Mamata Banerjee on her facebook post on Sunday mentioned- Yet another first from Bengal is about to unfold very soon! I am happy to inform you that Bengal is launching an exclusive business reality show on TV in Bengali ‘Egiye Bangla’.
The show will target young The show will target young entrepreneurs, with unique business ideas and help them to achieve their dreams. Our very own Sourav Ganguly has come forward to be the face of the show. Sourav will ignite young minds to be successful entrepreneurs of tomorrow, the post said. The show is the brain child of the Bengal chief minister as she had been preaching for long to create entrepreneurs and now to encourage green horns to be entrepreneurs this show is being planned. The show will be aired in prime time in a Bengali channel, said Derek O’Brien Trinamool MP who is also involved in conceptualizing the TV show. It is expected to give the government an edge in the Assembly polls of 2016.
However, the Bengal government officials are unwilling to disclose the amount they need to shell out to Ganguly to host the show. It might be mentioned that already arbitration is on as Mahuaa Bangla has failed to pay the dues to Maharaj for his show Ke Hobe Banglar Kotipati.
The show is being planned with IIM Calcutta going to be the knowledge partner of the show, said Rajiva Sinha, secretary of micro, small, medium enterprises department.