Vol 8 Issue 33, Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017.

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  • Harvesting Profit

    Harvesting Profit

    At a time when the media is full of reports of farmers’ distress, a 37-year-old chartered accountant has scripted a success story in farming near Ranchi, and has achieved a Rs 40 lakh turnover through a unique business model. G Singh met him
      Posted    14-Aug-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Urban Farmers

    Urban Farmers

    A bunch of youngsters in Chennai are trying to create an urban farming revolution through their hydroponics start-up that supports soilless cultivation. Founder Sriram Gopal tells P C Vinoj Kumar that they will triple their turnover this year
      Posted    11-Aug-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • The Golden Touch

    The Golden Touch

    At 15, he sold soda at a bus stand. Today, he is known as the pioneer of self-locking earring clasp design in India, and runs a gold and diamond accessories business in Rajkot with an annual turnover of Rs 90 lakh, says Masuma Bharmal Jariwala
      Posted    08-Aug-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • A Meaty Story

    A Meaty Story

    When two young men quit their high-income corporate jobs to venture into the meat business, many eyebrows were raised. Not anymore. Usha Prasad explains how the duo grew their business rapidly and touched Rs 15 crore turnover in just two years
      Posted    01-Aug-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Pioneer Entrepreneur

    Pioneer Entrepreneur

    In insurgency-ridden Manipur, Dr Thangjam Dhabali has built a Rs 40 crore turnover business empire that comprises a diagnostic chain and two star hotels. Reena Nongmaithem profiles the doctor who was raised in a lower middle class household
      Posted    29-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Farming with pigs

    Farming with pigs

    He started working at the age of 12 and later plied a cycle-rickshaw for a living. But his life changed after he invested his hard-earned savings of Rs 3,000 in a piggery business, which has now touched a turnover of Rs 1 crore, says G Singh
      Posted    25-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Cmon Women

    Cmon Women

    The Indian Women’s Cricket team has given women’s sport in the country a shot in the arm by entering the world cup final, says Veturi Srivatsa, who also celebrates the women stars who have emerged in sports like wrestling, boxing and gymnastics
      Posted    22-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • The Virus Fighters

    The Virus Fighters

    From repairing calculators as a teenager to running a global software business whose turnover has crossed Rs 350 crore, Kailash, with his brother Sanjay, has come far from the days when their family used to live in a chawl. Prachi Bari reports
      Posted    21-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Fish Farms

    Fish Farms

    Haryana is promoting fish farming by offering incentives for farmers who shift to fish rearing. Farmers who have taken to fish farming are getting better remuneration than what they earned from the wheat-paddy cultivation, reports Jaideep Sarin
      Posted    15-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Winning by Helping

    Winning by Helping

    Kaushlendra, an MBA topper from IIM Ahmedabad, started a non-profit to train the farmers in Bihar in better farm practices and later ventured into selling their products in the market, which is a Rs 5 crore business now. G Singh has his story
      Posted    13-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Becoming a Millionaire

    Becoming a Millionaire

    A poor girl from a Telangana village, who grew up in an orphanage, was married off at 16, and forced to work in the paddy farms for a daily wage of Rs 5, is now the owner of a USD 15 million turnover company. Ajuli Tulsyan unravels her story
      Posted    01-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Shining like Gold

    Shining like Gold

    At age 10, Chand Bihari Agarwal helped his mother sell pakoras from a cart in the bylanes of Jaipur. Later he came to Patna, where he sold saris on the footpath. In the same city he now owns a jewellery shop. G Singh tells how it all happened
      Posted    24-Jun-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Magician of Rajkot

    Magician of Rajkot

    Hailing from a middle class family, he found his first job while doing his diploma in computer engineering for a monthly salary of Rs 1,000. Masuma Bharmal Jariwala has the story of Jitendra Joshi who now owns a LED screen factory in China
      Posted    22-Jun-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Bike crazy

    Bike crazy

    In China bike-sharing firms are seeing unprecedented growth as people prefer to hire bikes for short distance rides within the city. The rental bikes have GPS trackers and can be unlocked by scanning a barcode on the frame with your phone
      Posted    17-Jun-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Smart entrepreneurs

    Smart entrepreneurs

    Three young entrepreneurs have launched a start-up that makes products which control operation of electronic devices through smart phones. Taking on big names in the industry, they have achieved a turnover of Rs 6.5 crore, says Asad Ashraf
      Posted    05-Jun-2017    Vol 8 Issue 21
  • Getting Spoon Fed

    Getting Spoon Fed

    Hyderabad based entrepreneur Narayana Peesapati has developed edible spoons that he says is a healthier and better alternative for the plastic ones. He tells Ajuli Tulsyan how he created the spoon that sells for around Rs 2 crore annually today
      Posted    03-Jun-2017    Vol 8 Issue 21
  • The Smart Investor

    The Smart Investor

    Hailing from a village, Palani G. Periasamy studied in Tamil medium till SSLC. P C Vinoj Kumar profiles the professor of Economics who went to the US in 1968, where he became wealthy and today heads a Rs 1,000 crore turnover group of companies
      Posted    31-May-2017    Vol 8 Issue 21
  • Runaway Success

    Runaway Success

    At 13 he ran away from his home in Udipi, Karnataka, and went to Mumbai, where he washed dishes at a canteen for a salary of Rs 18. Bilal Handoo tells the story of how this boy later became the owner of a Rs 70 crore turnover restaurant chain
      Posted    27-May-2017    Vol 8 Issue 21
  • Titan of tours

    Titan of tours

    He came to Chennai to become a superstar like Rajnikanth. Far from it he was forced to spend many hungry nights in the Egmore railway station which became his home. P C Vinoj Kumar met the man who now owns a Rs 100 crore turnover company 
      Posted    17-May-2017    Vol 8 Issue 20
  • Strong as bamboo

    Strong as bamboo

    The search for a sofa-set took a young couple in Hyderabad on an adventurous trail to a village in Tripura, where a business idea was born. Ajuli Tulsyan has the inspiring story of bamboo house builders Prashant Lingam and Aruna Kappagantula
      Posted    02-May-2017    Vol 8 Issue 18
  • Student housing

    Student housing

    Three young entrepreneurs Shubha Lal, Karan Kaushish and Nidhi Kumra, have launched a new venture that aims to disrupt the student housing market by providing premium facilities - plus comfort and safety that feels like home, says Gokul Bhagabati
      Posted    28-Apr-2017    Vol 8 Issue 18
  • The Comeback Entrepreneur

    The Comeback Entrepreneur

    He has faced it all, penury during his younger days and a ten-crore loss when his business was picking up, but nothing could keep him down. G Singh met Sarat Kumar Sahoo, who rose from a tiny food stall to build a Rs 250 crore turnover company
      Posted    24-Apr-2017    Vol 8 Issue 17
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017