'Young Turks' to feature entrepreneurs from small cities

MUMBAI: In a bid to highlight the fact that youth entrepreneurship has developed into a pan India phenomenon, CNBC TV18's feature show Young Turks on young achievers in the Indian economic landscape will start its new season in a new avatar - Young Turks On The Road.

As part of this, the show will now visit the emerging hotspots of entrepreneurial activity across the nation and will showcase talented young leaders in Bangalore, Goa, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad, amongst other cities.

Some of these young achievers who will be featured on the series are Zendle founder and CEO Vikram Narayan, Travel Tours director Shravan Gupta, founders Kavita Iyer, Sushma and Sanjay, The Writers Block founders Rakesh and Helen Shukla, founder and water management expert S Vishwanath and Spectrum CEO I Badrinath.

Said CNBC Universe marketing head Ajay Chacko, "At CNBC TV18, our focus on providing a value adding and powerful feature line up has always been strong. Young Turks has been a pioneering show in the area of entrepreneurship and this new season of Young Turk On The Road will strengthen our offering. The fact is that young entrepreneurship has indeed become pervasive nationwide, and this epitomizes the Indian growth story and demographic advantages the nation enjoys we believe Young Turk on the Road will provide a unique perspective on the individuals who are driving this change."

Young Turks is one of the oldest shows on CNBC TV18. It recently completed 150 episodes, which was celebrated with a ground event involving all featured guests.

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