Ms. Chhaya Ganguli, after serving All India Radio and Doordarshan for more than 36 years, retired on 31st July, 2012. Ms. Chhaya Ganguli, a Master in Botany, surprisingly chose to be a Programmer in Broadcasting. She served the organization sincerely at different places in different categories finally retiring as Head of Transcription & Programme Exchange Service of All India Radio.
Besides being soft-spoken, well cultured, excellent organizer, good listener and a good programmer and administrator; Chhaya Ji is an excellent singer as well. Her Bhajans and Ghazals have featured in prized archival collections. She has four Solo Non Film Light Music Albums to her credit. She has a number of combined music albums with other artists. She has also contributed playback singing in 6 feature films and bagged National Award (1979) for her Gazhal from feature film Gaman – ‘Aap Ki Yaad Aati Rahi Raat Bhar’ and received the award from the President of India. She also lent her voice for TV Serials including ‘Bharat Ek Khoj’. Some of other awards to her credit include – DG Doordarshan’s Award, Media Award by Music Forum for her contribution in the production in Sangeet Sarita programme for Vividh Bharti Service of AIR. She is “A” Grade Light Music Artist of All India Radio and has been performing over All India Radio and Doordarshan.
Chhaya continues in her quest for perfection in music with strict adherence to tradition, style, purity and form.
Best wishes from All India Radio to Ms. Chhaya Ganguli