On Wednesday 24 May 2017 a group of young local entrepreneurs met at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi to share their own experience of being an entrepreneur in India and starting and running a business with participants to the One Year Training Programme on Employment Policies: Moving from Fragility to Resilience –  Tailored for Afghanistan. The event was part of the Fourth Module of the Programme, which focuses on Entrepreneurship.

Thanks to the precious collaboration of Ms Ellina Samantroy Jena of V.V. Giri National Labour Institute and of colleagues at ILO India Country Office, four entrepreneurs were invited to illustrate their journey and share their experience of being an entrepreneur in India and their knowledge of challenges and pitfalls awaiting young entrepreneurs who are starting their own business.

Mr. Rudraksh is the owner of  DARTBOARD, a technology and analytics company that helps businesses set up and measure customer operations, with the primary goal of helping achieve customer delight. Working with startups, SMEs, enterprises, and growth-focused businesses to help them become data-aware, data-enabled and eventually, data-driven.

Ms. Shashi Nagia is the Managing Director of Swati Exim Pvt. Ltd., a manufacturing company of garments and home decor where “collective inspirations are set free and people learn how to work together.”

Ms. Ritu Sachdeva is an Entrepreneur associated with Handloom and Textile crafting handmade jewellery and accessories. Check  out Ritu’s video to find out more about her.

Mr Atul Chabra of Enthuse Answers works in corporate entertainment, from the biggest celebrities to cultural performances and personalised forms of entertainment such as film-making and other team-building activities.

Being an Entrepreneur in India