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The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organized a competition for the startups of West Bengal under the event called, “The Entrepreneurship Conclave & Awards 2020-21”. Mr. Rahul Basak who is a serial entrepreneur and one of the recognized public speakers of India has won the competition for works in “My Canvas Talk”.
Rahul Basak is currently the Co-founder and Chief Editor of one of the popular startups of WestBengal called My Canvas Talk. This platform is gradually becoming the voice of various achievers to share their inner stories and struggle from Tollywood celebrities to national singers to activists, many more.
My Canvas Talk is also its kind talk show, which carries social responsibility in a very unique approach they plant one Tree for every one thousand views received from their YouTube channel. And they have already planted 100 Trees from the views. Unique approach right to work against Global Warming right?
Mr. Meghdut Roy Chowdhury (Chairperson, The Entrepreneur’s Committee, The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Director of Global Operation) says: “Been following the progress of My Canvas Talks and in fact also spoke about my journey on one of their episodes. Very happy to see Rahul and the team telling the stories of some interesting individuals through this homegrown platform. The award from The Bengal Chamber and Techno India Group at the Annual Entrepreneurship Conclave 2021 for My Canvas Talks was very well deserved.”
Mr. Amit Kumar Mahishya Das (Co-founder of My Canvas Talk):” We created My Canvas Talk, to inspire people when we saw the numbers of people who are currently going through depression, we wanted to do something in this field. We believe storytelling has the power to inspire other people. Hence My Canvas Talk a platform that focused on crafting stories. Certainly received the winning award from BCC&I, boosted not only our energy but the energy of the entire team. Now we are more focused to take Bengal’s glory to the international level with our initiative.”
Rahul Basak shared his thoughts winning the award, “The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the oldest chamber of the commercial organization in India and also one of the oldest in entire Asia, I believe, receiving the opportunity to stand on their stage is itself an honor. I feel truly humbled that the panel chose our organization, worthy of receiving the prestigious award. This is definitely one of the biggest awards in entrepreneurship from Bengal. I would love to convey my gratitude to my dear friend and the co-founder of our organization Mr. Amit Kumar Mahishya Das, without his hard work, it was impossible for the organization to reach this height.”