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July 12 2024

Moumita Mistry’s first all-women run momo-brand – GetBengal story

Moumita redefines Bengali entrepreneurship

By Shouvik Ray

July 12 2024

Tatini Haat of Bhadreshwar brings local art and craft to the forefront. –...

Experience the charm of local crafts and traditional foods at Tatini Haat in Bhadreshwar

By Payel Samanta

June 05 2024

The Bengal Store: A celebration of the art, crafts, textiles and agro produ...

'The Bengal Store’ is all about handcrafting stories of Bengal

By Information Desk

December 28 2023

This Bengali entrepreneur implemented business across the spectrum 129 year...

Hemendra Bose from Records to Kuntalin Hair Oil

By Indrajit Sen

November 20 2023

Upcoming investors’ summit aims to transform state to an industrial power...

The flagship investors’ summit of Government of West Bengal is now in its 7th edition

By Information Desk

November 06 2023

Motilal Seal, the first Bengali businessman to trade with Australia - GetBe...

First businessman to trade with Australia and use steamships

By Information Desk

October 03 2023

Candle-making to empower rural women of Bengal financially - GetBengal stor...

Scented candles are a valuable tool for promoting mental health and well-being


September 16 2023

State government brings ‘Banglar Saree’ stores before Pujas for afforda...

State Minister Swapan Debnath mooted the idea of 'Duare Saree' akin to Duare Sarkar Camp

By Information Desk

September 14 2023

Sadhan C Dutt, the first to introduce private sector consulting firm in Ind...

Dutt devoted his entire life to serving society in a variety of capacities

By Information Desk

August 16 2023

DTDC – a Bengali entrepreneur’s dream gets wings to take worldwide flig...

Meet Subhasish Chakraborty, a Bengali who made a global brand

By Shuvra Dey

June 30 2023

Margo soap was a part of 'Swadeshi', launched by a Stanford graduate - GetB...

Khagendra Das' answer to British supremacy in FMCG goods

By Information Desk

June 23 2023

A Bengal-based online store that delivers the truest essence of rural Bangl...

Founded in 2019, The Bengal Store offers a wide range of products from Bengal

By Information Desk

June 22 2023

'The miracle cure for any ailment' Boroline has a swadeshi link!

How proud Boroline was distributed for free in 1947

By Information Desk

June 06 2023

‘Abhijan’ offers a journey into West Bengal’s first thematic book caf...

Maruf Hossain is the owner of Abhijan Book Café and the prime figure behind Abhijan Publishers

By Pradipta Kundu

May 31 2023

Hooghly joins Malda and Murshidabad as big-time mango exporters in Bengal

West Bengal cultivates some of the best-quality mangoes

By Information Desk

May 26 2023

Bankura-based Kolay biscuits once competed with Parle-G!

Bengal has always been a major player in the biscuit-making industry

By Information Desk

May 20 2023

Malda confectioners give a new twist to mango delicacies!

This initiative is all set to be a harbinger of a new ‘Mango revolution’ in Bengal

By Information Desk

May 17 2023

From biscuits to cakes, the journey of Britannia started in Kolkata 130 yea...

Britannia went public in 1978 and was rechristened Britannia Industries Limited


May 15 2023

How the legacy business of JK Masale spiced up the global markets

Dhannalal Jain: The success story of the Masala King of India

By Information Desk

April 26 2023

From having Rs 100, to setting up a 200-crore business empire – Malay De...

Delhi was a difficult city for Debnath who landed here just after his Higher Secondary examinations, from a nondescript village in North Bengal

By Information Desk

April 05 2023

The woman who led one of the most successful textile businesses in West Ben...

Raunaque was in Class IX when she had to shelve her education

By Information Desk

March 28 2023

Despite all odds, could COVID-19 stop ‘Being Gorgeous’ to flourish?

‘Being Gorgeous’ has dedicated last few years to helping entrepreneurs from all over Bengal establish their careers

By Utsa Tarafdar

March 17 2023

Jute Queen of Kolkata Chaitali Das and her Rakshak Foundation revives the l...

Jute can be a game changer and the entire industry can be revived by pumping in new ideas

By Saheli Mitra

November 30 2022

‘Nakshi Kantha’ – how Irene Begum pilots women empowerment

Irene was forced to discontinue studies due to poverty

By Information Desk

November 10 2022

Bengali geologist unearths world’s largest uncut emerald

How a Durgapur resident made his way to Zambia

By Information Desk

October 22 2022

Architects Ayan Roy and Soumyadeep Das to design Bhutan's Paro Airport

The architects are both alumni of IIEST Shibpur, and co-founders of the architectural firm, VBRIDGE

By Information Desk

August 14 2022

Salauddin and team from Bengal gets the tricolour flags ready for this Inde...

Mondal’s company is one of the few others who have been enlisted to supply flags to various government agencies

By Information Desk

June 25 2022

‘Just Baked!’ Krishnadas Pal and his dreams

How a boy from Burdwan set up Bisk Farm, challenging big brands

By Information Desk

June 17 2022

Grand ol’ Ambassador is to be back again

HMFCI is collaborating with French automobile company Peugeot to bring out the Ambassador 2.0


June 14 2022

Bata - the Czech company that taught many Kolkatans to wear shoes

Bata Corporation was established in 1894 in the Moravian town of Zlín

By Kankana Mukherjee

June 13 2022

K.C. Paul & Sons, making the seasons more special

It is either a windy day or an umbrella day

By Information Desk

June 09 2022

Steve Banerjee, North America's best kept immigrant secret

Revisiting the life of entrepreneur Steve Banerjee, perhaps the most infamous Bengali immigrant in the United States

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

April 23 2022

BGBS 2022, the highest earning business summit in Bengal so far

West Bengal received proposals worth Rs 3.42 lakh crore at BGBS

By Information Desk

April 19 2022

Bengal Global Business Summit 2022 signals hope for recovery from global sl...

The sixth BGBS was scheduled to be held in 2021

By Information Desk

April 09 2022

Stuck for Poila Baisakh gifting ideas? How about a box full of the essence ...

The start of the new year is the best time to buy new things

By Information Desk

April 07 2022

Darjeeling ‘First Flush’ sells at record price, all previous records br...

The season's first flush Darjeeling tea has received a record price of Rs 23,000 per kg.

By Information Desk

April 05 2022

In memory of the man behind Bengal’s first world-class ad agency

From Satyajit Ray to ITC, everyone knew Karukrit


February 24 2022

From humble scooter to transport tycoon: Success story of Ganesh Chandra Gh...

He was an ambitious youth who dreamt of owning a swanky bus and start his transport business independently

By Shuvra Dey

January 28 2022

The Sugarr & Spice: Bengali entrepreneur’s dream come true

The entrepreneur’s dream was to establish a Bengali confectionary brand that would have the touch of world cuisine and taste

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

December 20 2021

Sulekha relaunches iconic Bangalipi exercise copy

Bangalipi will provide a glimpse into a chapter of history that many people are unfamiliar with


November 23 2021

Bengal’s Shalimar laid foundation in 1941

Brand that diversified from oil to spices

By Indrajit Sen

November 08 2021

Young Bengali entrepreneur mentioned by Ratan Tata leads the way with WTF

Listen to Sayan Chakraborty’s story

By Shuvra Dey

September 13 2021

Bengal to get 13,000 crore investments in IT: GB exclusive interview with I...

Mr. Swarup Roy talks about the development of the IT industry in Bengal

By Shuvra Dey

August 06 2021

A city book shop selling books by kilos

You get brand new titles and old priceless books

By Information Desk

July 27 2021

Tables turned: how an Indian bought the East India Company

Once responsible for furthering Britain's colonising dreams, the East India Company was dissolved in 1874. Or so we thought

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

July 22 2021

The story of Bengal's all-time favourite snack

Modern techniques helped favourite chanachur Mukharochak's survival

By Indrajit Sen

July 16 2021

Potata vs All-Rounder- the new brand war on Bengal’s Snack turf

Pran Potata or ITC All Rounder?


July 15 2021

Bengal’s Sulekha Ink and a story of resilience

Turn around story of India’s first Ink Business

By Indrajit Sen

June 16 2021

'Mera Har Din Keo Karpin!' How a Bengali brand survived more than a century...

B.N Dey thought of 'Make in India' 110 years before Modi

By Indrajit Sen

April 30 2021

Highest ever net surplus in a decade at Kolkata Port Trust

Kolkata Port Trust witnesses a surplus of 26 percent

By Information Desk

April 12 2021

Jalpaiguri engineer set to turn Bengal into freshwater pearl culture hub

Alinjar Guha of Jalpaiguri, an engineer by profession, set to turn Bengal into freshwater pearl culture hub

By Bapi Ghosh

March 22 2021

KP Chaudhuri, who with just $8 in his pocket went on to buy a hospital in U...

A road in USA is dedicated in his name


March 13 2021

Women Entrepreneurs in Bengal’s MSME

Female MSME owners top their male counterpart in Bengal

By Information Desk

March 09 2021

Bengal’s Jabakusum Hair Oil - First Asian brand advertised in The Bengal ...

Marketed by princesses as ‘The Royal Toilette’


March 05 2021

West Bengal outshines others in MSME employment generation as per Central G...

Bengal has hugely promoted the MSME employment rate

By TTW Poll Guru

March 03 2021

How Swami Vivekananda’s meeting with Jamsetji Tata changed India’s scie...

On Jamsetji Tata’s birth anniversary


February 25 2021

St. James’ student scripts a ‘waste-cloth’ recycle revolution

GB Exclusive with Tanay Jain, on helping poor artisans and slum children

By Kaulik Ghosh

February 20 2021

Delivering the essence of Bengal, The Bengal Store crosses a milestone

In just eight months, The Bengal Store has reached out to 23 states across India

By Information Desk

February 12 2021

Bengal Lamp: First to manufacture electric bulbs in India

The Lamp that once illuminated Bengal


February 09 2021

Kolkata has turned many penniless dreamers into successful entrepreneurs

The fairytale rise of the Linc Pens


February 05 2021

Did you know that Amrutanjan, the iconic pain balm, was founded in British ...

India’s favourite “Pain balm” and the freedom fighter who pioneered it

By Information Desk

February 03 2021

19th century Bengali hero who introduced Bicycles to Indians

The Sen-Raleigh Bicycle


January 20 2021

How have start-ups fared during the age of COVID 19?

The road to recovery


January 18 2021

Bengal Soap Factory— Pioneering entrepreneurship in Bengal in early 1900s...

Founded in 1902-03 by late Abani Mohon Ghose at 4 Raj Kumar Chatterjee Street


January 09 2021

Will 2021 be a year of hope?

Facilitating the students with the best

By Kaulik Ghosh

January 07 2021

Empowering lives through education- Taranjit Singh

“Hopeful about the future business prospects in 2021,” says Taranjit Singh

By Kaulik Ghosh

January 04 2021

Harsh Neotia- Leader with diverse business interests

“We are considering 2021 as a year of hope and betterment”


December 29 2020

LOOK BACK: Date with Death- Bengali millionaire Steve Banerjee and his doom...

Revisiting the life of entrepreneur Steve Banerjee, perhaps the most infamous Bengali immigrant in the United States

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 13 2020

Success story: Bangladesh’s textile exports, second only to China

How has Bangladesh turned its textile industry into a global case study?

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 30 2020

First ever Woman Chairperson of SAIL

Soma Mondal to head the Steel Authority of India

By Information Desk

November 27 2020

The Metro Bandhan First ever Metro-Bank tie up in Kolkata!


By Information Desk

October 21 2020

Every inch of Kolkata’s ITC Royal Bengal is an ode to Bengal’s splendou...

Architecture reflects Bengal Aristocracy and its regal homes

By Information Desk

September 22 2020

Bengal’s first newspaper Bengal Gazetti and Ganga Kishore Bhattacharya, t...

First Bengali to establish a printing press


September 07 2020

When world discusses vaccines, here is Bengal Immunity that pioneered first...

Capt Naren Dutta and India’s first anti-rabies, anti-venom vaccines


August 26 2020

Dulal er Taal Misri – Bengali entrepreneur’s sweet taste of success

Dulal Chandra Bhar started the business in his teens

By Information Desk

August 26 2020

ITC Royal Bengal adds green feather to its cap

Luxury hotel ITC Royal Bengal has earned the prestigious LEEDS Platinum certification thanks to its eco-friendly practices

By Information Desk

August 22 2020

State-owned Tantuja goes online to support weavers of Bengal

Aggressive online marketing to help weavers during COVID-19

By Information Desk

July 19 2020

Did you know the founder of Sreeleathers was a freedom fighter in Surya Sen...

The brand that revolutionized footwear industry in India

By Information Desk

July 10 2020

Bengal’s Haldia Petrochemicals makes the biggest overseas acquisition of ...

Taking over US based tech giant Lummus Technology!

By Information Desk

June 28 2020

Five Bengali youths generate business buzz with ‘Drivers for Me’ app

This students start up will encourage many more to follow their path

By Information Desk

May 20 2020

Birbhum’s Gunutia on Mayurakshi was India’s first sericulture hub more ...

Today it is just a skeleton in the pages of history!

By Information Desk

May 15 2020

Bengal’s Kshirode Chakraborty made India self-reliant a century ago

First electric fan manufacturing company as a Swadeshi venture

By Information Desk

March 31 2020

How Bengal’s Hotel & Hospitality Sector opens doors for quarantine facili...

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Eastern India stands by administration

By SH Rahman

January 11 2020

Cookme --- Bengal’s 150-year-old spice brand that still goes strong on pu...

Master Spice that revolutionized culinary experience

By Indrajit Sen

December 14 2019

State government’s MSME clusters generate employment even during econ...

CM to inaugurate MSME facility in Siliguri

By Information Desk

December 14 2019

World’s 2nd largest coal mine Deocha Pachami in Birbhum goes for oper...

CM makes big announcement at Bengal Business Conclave

By Information Desk

November 26 2019

Young entrepreneur Gourav Bhattacharjee takes Silco, Bengal’s own Spo...

Exclusive interview opens up new vistas for entrepreneurship in Bengal

By Saheli Mitra

November 21 2019

GOOD NEWS! Kazakhstan looks for $5 Billion trade target with Bengal

Agriculture, Tourism and Mining are sectors to look into!

By Information Desk

November 16 2019

India’s first international cargo ship starts journey from Haldia

Follow the maritime path of MV Maheshwari

By Information Desk

November 12 2019

Kolkata to host first-of-its-kind Global Internet Meet

Chance to meet more than 300 IT brains from all over the world

By Information Desk

November 09 2019

Flipkart’s largest Indian warehouse to open at Haringhata next year ...

Flipkart to generate 10,000 plus employment in Bengal next year

By Information Desk

October 28 2019

OYO goes for massive expansion in Bengal, to generate 15,000 jobs

Company plans to treble room count in Kolkata by next year

By Information Desk

October 20 2019

Bengal govt. plans ‘co-living places’ to help IT professionals ...

New Town and Rajarhat to have such places built by joint venture

By Information Desk

October 18 2019

Breaking! PwC to set up AI hub in Kolkata, generates 1,200 jobs!

First IoT lab of India to start in Kolkata

By Information Desk

October 12 2019

Bengal’s Handloom brand Tantuja has made a turn around!

Huge profits in the last and current financial year!

By Information Desk

September 28 2019

Bengal develops world’s 2nd largest coal-mine; Operations to start so...

12,000 crore plan complete, 1 lakh jobs to be created

By Information Desk

September 22 2019

World’s largest e-commerce giant launches biggest centre in Bengal

Amazon launched largest fulfilment centre in Bengal

By Information Desk

September 15 2019

35th convention of Indian Association of Tour Operators held in Kolkata

Is tourism Thriving? Challenges and Opportunities

By Information Desk

August 30 2019

Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation to invest 100-crore in Kolkata based S...

Brings affordable healthcare to your doorstep

By Information Desk

August 14 2019

Love and live the Bengal charm with The Bengal Store

GetBengal’s insight into the new online portal on products from Bengal!

By Information Desk

July 20 2019

Bantala Leather Complex to become Asia’s largest leather hub

CM Mamata Banerjee inaugurated this integrated leather complex

By Information Desk

July 19 2019

Central govt. to sell off and privatize century old Bengal Chemicals!

Should this iconic pharma company of Prafulla Chandra Roy be given up?

By Saheli Mitra

May 30 2019

Second largest airport of India to come up at Kalyani

It will ease the traffic at Dumdum Airport

By Information Desk

April 21 2019

TATA returns to Kolkata a decade after Singur  

Shift headquarters of a key company to Kolkata from Odisha

By Information Desk

April 04 2019

South Asia’s biggest floating solar power plant in Bengal

The power plant will attract an investment of 2,500 crore

By Information Desk

February 27 2019

‘West Bengal Poised to Lead’ --- CII meet in Kolkata

Various sectors in Bengal throw up endless opportunities

By Information Desk

February 23 2019

Italy to invest in Bengal’s tourism and jewellery business

Dokra art of Bengal to get a big boost

By Information Desk

February 19 2019

Ankiti Basu, the girl from Bengal who is CEO at 27!

Entrepreneur from Bengal who dreamt it big!

By Information Desk

February 09 2019

BGBS opens up new dimensions to steer Bengal’s tourism

Digital and social platforms to play an important role

By Information Desk

February 08 2019

Modern Bengal stands upon ‘Vision, Perception and Action’

Global and national industry leaders admit that at BGBS

By Information Desk

February 07 2019

Fifth edition of Bengal Global Business Summit starts today

UK and Luxembourg to attend summit with biggest Indian delegation

By Information Desk

December 11 2018

Bengal’s Alosree is India’s benchmark to solar power

Schools and colleges of Bengal save lakhs in electricity bills

By Information Desk

December 03 2018

Cement companies to invest 3K crore in Bengal  

Three cement companies open job opportunities in state

By Information Desk

October 24 2018

Two Bengal farmers who taught us how to make ‘wealth’

GB traces inspirational tales of Sukumar Mallick and Harun Mondal

By Information Desk

October 10 2018

Bengal government focuses on higher income for farmers

A recent CII meet throws up how farmers’ income is increasing

By Information Desk

September 19 2018

CERN scientist Sabyasachi Siddhanta on Particle Physics

He believes Bengal has the best internationally famed research institutes

By Sayantan Goswami

September 19 2018

First time in India! New Town bags ‘Green Cities’ gold certific...

Check out what makes New Town different!

By Information Desk

August 14 2018

Project Silicon Valley inaugurated in Kolkata today

Huge boost to Bengal’s dream IT hub

By Information Desk

June 14 2018

First ever commercial Bhetki hatchery of India coming up at Henry’s I...

Why Bengal is shifting from prawn to Bhetki fishery?

By Information Desk

April 13 2018

Company that built Shahid Minar shut down and sold off

Why shutting down of Burn Standard means end of an era?

By Information Desk

March 26 2018

Flipkart to build 600-crore hub in Bengal

Flipkart creates 5,000 direct jobs in Bengal with a new project

By Information Desk

March 16 2018

When Hills rose to Mamata Banerjee’s call

Hill Business Summit in Darjeeling a grand success

By Information Desk

March 02 2018

Business in Bengal’s Hills

First ever Darjeeling Business Summit to be held in March

By Information Desk

February 26 2018

Former Indian President calls youth to remove inequality

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee at a CII meet

By Information Desk

January 20 2018

Bengal riding high on new Tourism Map

Bengal’s Principal Secretary Tourism, speaks to GB  

By Saheli Mitra

January 19 2018

How about having luxury liners and cruises in Bengal?

Vijay Dewan came up with new ideas at CII’s Destination East

By Information Desk

January 18 2018

West Bengal to get 7K crore investment in green fuel

New natural gas project comes up along Digha coast

By Information Desk

January 17 2018

West Bengal’s biggest tourism summit starts on 18th Jan

CII’s Destination East focuses Bengal before global audience

By Information Desk

January 17 2018

Mukesh Ambani to invest 5,000 crores in Bengal

Other industrialists announce investments too

By Information Desk

January 16 2018

Young city entrepreneur brings lotion bars this winter

The first ever winter lotion bars for your skin

By Information Desk

January 14 2018

CII ‘Destination East’ highlights Bengal’s tourism potent...

A meeting place for international buyers

By Information Desk

January 13 2018

‘Destination East’ brings foreign tourist interaction

State government uses CII meet to attract foreign investors

By Information Desk

January 04 2018

Online cloth store that minimises cloth wastage

Sujata Chatterjee started Twirl with a mission

By Ruchita Bose

December 01 2017

US Consulate Kolkata calls young entrepreneurs from East!

You stand a chance to be mentored and work on you start up!

By Information Desk

November 18 2017

Brand guru Paco Underhill at Kolkata CII Conclave

Go an extra mile to attract female consumers

By Information Desk

November 16 2017

Can Howrah lead Bengal’s re-industrialization drive?

Howrah can be the state’s industrial capital

By Information Desk

November 10 2017

Bengal to set up eco-industrial parks

A humongous opportunity for Bengal

By Information Desk

November 09 2017

Bengali entrepreneur who started business at 13!

Dr Amar Bose,the founder of ‘Bose Audio’

By Information Desk

November 07 2017

Will the new Tajpur port be a game changer?

A new feather in East Midnapore’s cap

By Information Desk

November 03 2017

Bengali NRI girl who made it to Fortune list this year

Meet Divya Nag, who dropped out of Stanford at 20

By Information Desk

November 02 2017

Bengal introduces ‘Moyna Model’ of pisciculture

We shall no more depend on neighbours for our fish supply

By Information Desk

November 01 2017

Young city entrepreneur who started business at 19

Meet entrepreneur Abheri Sen and her start-up MYRA

By Information Desk

October 26 2017

Meet Urvashi Basu, interior designer from UK

Learn why she returned to Kolkata to start her own business

By Urvashi Basu

October 23 2017

Business delegation to hardsell Kolkata in Spain

They will bring forth U-17 success story

By Information Desk

October 19 2017

Prosthetic eyes to brighten Kali’s vision

Renowned optometrist makes artificial eyes

By Information Desk

October 16 2017

World-renowned Bengali techie brings projects to Bengal

Top technologist Sauvik Banerjjee’s homecoming

By Saheli Mitra

March 28 2017

Bengal ranks 5th in inward foreign tourists in India

Bengal much ahead of Kerala, Rajasthan,Gujarat

By Information Desk