“We saw that people did not have access to basic services like health care, banking and education due to no Internet connectivity. Also, the prevalence of multiple dialects and lack of English literacy amongst them meant that they did not know how to use the Internet since everything on this global computer network was in English.”
Keen to address the water scarcity issue of what once used to be the home of their forefathers, the Dalmia family decided to set up a non-government, non-political and non-profit organisation.
On D-Day, as the starter’s pistol went off, she kept her focus and ran the course to finish the race in 3 hours and 32 minutes, earning her Boston qualification.
Coming from a family with a rich business legacy, Aayush Agrawal, the 29-year-old director of Lenexis FoodWorks, has been well acquainted with the tricks of the trade. In conversation with MARWAR, he talks about his company’s flagship F&B venture called Wok Express, the challenges faced along the way, and plans for the future.
Over the last few years, the Marwari community has experienced a greater exposure to global cultures, new business practices, novel ideas and developments. Has this led to a shift from traditional business practices to more modern ones? MARWAR speaks to different members of the community to learn how they balance tradition and modernity, especially when it comes to their business.
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The Marwari community, known for its penchant for enterprise, has over the years forayed into traditionally non-Marwari fields such as theatre, arts and literature. While many Marwari families are open to the idea of their children choosing their careers and even help nurture their skills, there are individuals who have to tread the path without the family’s approval. MARWAR talks to members of the community to find out how their families dealt with their choice of pursuing non-entrepreneurial careers.
At the Rajasthan Heritage Week, held in Jaipur, Pooja Mujumdar discovers how khadi, once the backcloth of India’s freedom struggle, gets a makeover to finally break out of its humble mould and become the fabric of choice on the ramp.