Top 10 Kashmiri Entrepreneurs
Sheikh Asif, a school dropout from Kashmiri Entrepreneur and owner of a UK-based Information Technology (IT) company Thames Infotech, is making IT awareness among Kashmiri youth and giving on the web classes to them in web designing and digital marketing.
Mehak Pervaz of Srinagar launched her flame-making business ‘Shamaaque by Mehak’ during the pandemic year. She presently has more than 1,400+ followers on Instagram, from where she consistently gets her orders.
Tooba Banday, the owner of Lakme Salon – one of the main chains of beauty parlors in India – makes the most of her business set up in Kashmir. The salon is exceptional in Kashmir which is known for hair, cosmetics, and superb skin administrations. The owner is at present seeking after MBA from the University of Murcia.
Peerzada Aaqib Nazar
Peerzada Aaqib Nazar began his natural and eco-accommodating napkins unit to promote safety and menstrual hygiene among ladies in the Kashmir Valley. Subsequent to finishing his BTech from Chandigarh in 2016, Aaqib joined a multinational corporation(MNC) in Dubai as a structural architect. In April 2019, he got back to Kashmir and start a venture to offer natural sterile napkins to ladies in the Valley.
Syed Naireen Zein
Syed Naireen Zein a young budding entrepreneur from Baramulla started her business of decorating and packaging items in Ramadhan this year by the name “Sheen Wraps N Ribbons’ ‘. She belongs to a place where this kind of service was not available.
Huzaifa Bazaz a young entrepreneur and MBA graduate from Srinagar owns an online store by the name “Style Hub by Huzaifa Bazaz” and her online venture is not just a business but rather an emotion for her. She started her business six years back when she was pursuing her BBA.
At the point when the Covid-19 pandemic has seriously affected Kashmir’s economy, the dismal circumstance didn’t prevent entrepreneur Shehryar Khanum to dominate in her undertaking of dairy farming. Lawyer turned entrepreneur Shehryar has figured out how to proceed with her business, however has likewise figured out how to give work at her dairy ranch.
Saklain Kawos took over his father’s lavender business and scaled it up to newer heights today. However, the whole story started post-Saklain’s father’s retirement from his office job. When he got involved in growing lavender -he had no idea sitting in Delhi that he will adopt it as his full-fledged career.
While most of us slog ourselves for small increments and bonuses in our 9-5 jobs six days a week, there are some, want to be their own bosses. With their out-of-the-box thinking, some dare to push the envelope and pursue their dream. Imran Sheikh a milk farming entrepreneur from the erstwhile village of Gamroo village in Bandipora district is one such example.
Umar Ayub Sofi
Umar Ayub Sofi, an out-of-the-box thinker from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. He started earning with a job in the real estate sector immediately after completing Masters in Business Administration from Punjab.