Entrepreneurship

Off late, Jammu and Kashmir has emerged as the major player in helping young men and women to have their own ventures and start-ups. This section features the most successful players who have evolved into role models in a state that has a comparatively higher unemployment rate.

Baking Beauty

After studying law in London on a Chevening Scholarship, a Kashmiri girl teaches law and has successfully launched a start-up to produce and market...

Reviving An Art

Caught by immobility dictated by situation and pandemic, a number of girls started reviving the forgotten art of calligraphy and some of them were...

Ancient Futures

A social entrepreneur has created a facility on Sindh foothills with a focus on reviving the traditional culture and lifestyle in twentieth-century Kashmir. Apart...

A Living Orchard

After completing his twelfth class, Manjit Singh took his father’s ideation of life seriously. Working within the orchard, he is creating a model of...

Parsa’s On A Roll

Offering affordable food in upmarket environs, Javed Parsa created a major eatery chain with footprints within and outside Kashmir by operating from a tiny...

A Pencil Village

A small village in Pulwama supplies more than two-thirds of the raw material to one of India’s major pencil makers pushing Chinese and German...

Model Millionaire

 By the end of twentieth century when a low ranking employee was desperately thinking about the future of his seven sons, he made a...
A group of girls on a trip to Harmukh. Image: Shefali Gautam

Female Hikers

Boys have all the fun everywhere, especially in conservative societies. A group is trying to help girls to go on mountain camping and expeditions...
Syed-Mukhtar (KL Image: Hilal Shah)

A Model Grower

Leaving his 16 years of service to start a second career, the erstwhile cop emerged as the model grower after experimenting with honey, cut-flowers...
(L to R) Posha and Shaista Rashid with other members during thier self help group’s meeting in Shilwat village of Sumbal, Sonawari. KL Image by Shams Irfan

Women Fighters

In one of Kashmir’s impoverished belts, a central government scheme has revived the Umeed that if women, alongside men, will contribute by getting into...

Poultry In Pain

Almost half of the poultry farms in Lassipora are shut as others have reduced their rearing capacity. The sector requires quick attention as this...

Dial For A Gift

She was in the MBA classroom when she started her business from her upmarket residence. She takes orders for gifts on social media from...
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Literal Techie

A young man who studied literature for his parents and computer to satisfy his technology drive is happy that he could set up a...

A Lawyer’s Dairy

A young lawyer decided to rear cows by starting a dairy farm. For almost a year, she is in the business and it is...

Hamee Ast’o, Saket (Delhi)

An engineer’s daughter set up a cafe in Delhi by creating a little Kashmir in a hall where Tumbakhnari and Tabakhnaut co-exist, reports Mir...

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