Browsing: 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.

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Weaving Wonders

Two friends are determined to revive the once famous art of crochet or Koereshi, by using social media. Heena Muzzafar…

Entrepreneurship
The Climber

He proved his critics wrong by setting up a million dollar worth mentoring start-up. Tabish Rafiq Mir maps its journey…

Entrepreneurship
Undoing EDI

Second attack in eight months has pushed the EDI into space-scarce that may force it operate from the tents for…

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Care @ Doorstep

Pained by the sufferings of patients in Kashmir a young hospitality graduate quit his job to introduce care at door-step.…

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A Brewing Success

Indelible impressions of a picture postcard took her two decades to rediscover the British village and felt inspired in bringing…

Agriculture
Legacy Lasts

For decades Babademb’s walnut factory has helped many destitute and needy women to survive the onslaught of circumstances and society.…

Energy
Electrifying Ambitions

After three decades of struggle with the system Naseer is happy to put Kashmir on transformer manufacturing map. Shakir Mir…

Entrepreneurship
Linking Kashmir

In an overcrowded job market finding a right opportunity is daunting task. Not anymore. Meet a social entrepreneur who will…

Entrepreneurship
Fight to Chew

He managed to complete his studies by ferrying school children in an autorickshaw after college. Then to start a mobile…

Entrepreneurship
Unpolished Hope

Before it could have taken off Kashmir’s marble hub Batergam was turned into a garrison. A decade later when troops…

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Incandescent Incubator

Concerns mounted as militants stormed the EDI’s Pampore complex initiating a 48-hour  long gun-battle that consumed five security men, a…

Entrepreneurship
Rising Blankets

After centuries of use, Kashmirs’ traditional Tchader has paved way for the synthetic blanket, at huge costs to the wool-abundant…

Careers
America Calls

From a call center employee to the owner of call centers with some of them offshore, Zameer Altaf is living…

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