President, Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Sourajit Palchoudhuri has been associated with the tea industry over the past forty years. He is the third generation into tea manufacturing and tasting and has been with Washabarie Tea Company Pvt. Ltd. since 1976. Alongside he has been advising two other tea estates for their quality and business management, upgradation, as well as cost effectiveness. Recently he has been appointed as the Director of Mogulkata Tea Company Pvt. Ltd.
His long standing association with The International Award for Young People, India (Duke of Edinbourgh’s Award Scheme) a world renowned youth empowerment programme. This led him to spearhead several Indo-British social exchange programmes for young awardees. He also led the organization as the Chairman of the East Zone (India) from 2005 to 2011. He himself is an award holder.
Since 1977 he has been an active Member of Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BNCCI), one of the oldest national Chambers of the country. Currently Mr Palchoudhuri is the President of the Chamber. He is very passionate about the development of business particularly in districts and he has been serving the Chamber as the Chairman of the District Business Standing Committee for a number of years.