The trend of entrepreneurship is selling like hot cakes not only in India, but in Dehradun as well. Every individual who passes the grad school has this zeal for success in life. A passion to make or break, an excited soul to produce something of his own. You will also find a number of job seekers in town but the number of the gallant souls who themselves want to be the captain of their journey are seeking for opportunities to establish a business of their own in their home town.
So here we have for you some amazing small business ideas that you can go forward with in Dehradun, and if you have that burn to get what you’re seeking, then you my friend will have a charmed life.
Dehradun has most of its earnings through tourism, banking, organic market, information technology and real estate. Below are some ideas that you can work on to build yourself a fortune of prosperity
1. Real Estate
As a Doonite you all might be well aware of the real estate business in the town and the fortune people have made from this industry in the town. If you’re good at cracking deals then go for the real estate industry as this sector is growing in town for domestic, commercial and retail purposes. It can be a profitable business for the rising entrepreneurs, but you need to equip yourself with all the necessary knowledge if you want to succeed in this industry.
2. Transportation/Travel Consultant
Because of excessive foot fall of tourism, the need of transport has increased in the town. The state of Uttarakhand has 28,508 km of roads, of which 1,328 km are national highways and 1,543 km are state highway. There are also a number of remote villages and places in Uttarakhand which are connected with motorable and important roads for which there are basically overcrowded jeeps and bus. You can work as a travel consultant and have a company of your own with unique services and an amazing customer base. So, give transport a thought, and if you could make it biodegradable then its a blessing in disguise.
With the fever of love for food hitting the streets and corners of the town, a number of restaurants, cafe and food corners are emerging and with it comes the requirement of professional chefs and amazing cooks who excel in preparing multi cuisine delicacies in town. You also have an opportunity to set up a restaurant near a tourist place where you can serve unique delicacies to the tourist and this can turn out to be a really profitable business.
4. Dairy Farming
Dairy Farming is a business where the demand is inelastic. Be it recession or inflation, you will always need the flow of fresh and good quality dairy products in the market. In Dehradun the amount of migrated students and families have increased the consumption of dairy products in the city. Most of the folks want a reasonable and good flow of dairy products nearby their residence, so this can be a good option if you think you don’t have any particular skill, take help of these four legged mammals.
5. Coaching Centers
With the number of students increasing in the town the number of good teachers and institutes is also increasing. As we all know that there are many students who are migrating to the town for the purpose of higher education, banking and other preparing for various government sectors, the need of coaching institutes will have a continuous flow in the town. So if you’re well trained in any field then you may go for being a great teacher or an institute owner.
6. Hostel Owner
As we all know that a number of students are migrating from outside the town in search of quality education and a better life. Doon is a paradise of youth, a whole lot of students reside in the city and most of them are migrants. These students are always on a look out of a nice place that would be more like a home away from home. You can start by mending your home, if required, or any property where you can create a hostel or a PG for these students, this will be a benefit for you as well the students.
The scenic beauty of the Himalayan city of Dehradun has produced art lovers and photographers all around the town. The lust of capturing the alluring city of Dehradun is now arising in alot of Doonites. If taken on a serious note and with the required passion you can carve a fortune for yourself by working as a freelance photographer for various projects inside and outside the town. A small capital investment and you can start a career of your desire.
If it is some instrument that you play or an art that you excel in, you can enrich yourself with prosperity if you become an outstanding performer or a teacher. You might have to struggle a bit though, but if its worth getting your nose to the grindstone then you can surely go for it.
Ideas For Entrepreneurs
1. Networking Business
It is the most misunderstood concept as only a handful of people have the right information about it. With the Government of India introducing the laws for network marketing and direct selling industry in the country, it has now become very easy for you try a shot at becoming an entrepreneur. Network Marketing requires very less investment and has great returns. A number of prestigious companies have their business established in the town. Research well before you plan to start a networking business.
2. Home Based Business
If you don’t want a store or any other public platform to display your talent you can be a business builder from your home itself. There are people in town who are already running some very successful home based business in categories like bakery, organic products, essential oils, tiffin services etc. The part about this is that you can start whenever you think you’re ready.
So next time you plan to decide a career for yourself, don’t just stick with the employee mentality, think out of the box and explore your strengths, hunt down you talent pick up a pen write down what you’re good at. Give it a good thought unless you get a list of things you’re good at, start exploring do you’re research work. And above all be determined, because “Dreams do not Work Unless You Do.”