TV academy to come up in Bengal, says Mamata

Kolkata, Jan 18 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a TV academy would come in the South 24 Parganas district within the next one year.

Banerjee, who was present at a small screen award ceremony in the city, said the tele-academy would be built in South 24 Pargana's Baruipur.

"We would built a tele-academy in Baruipur to extend our support to the television industry.

it would be completed in a year," she said.

The Chief Minister also said the government was raising the medical insurence for the state's television artistes and technicians from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh annually.



Source: IANS