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Organisation that Helps Indian Army Veterans Become an Entrepreneur

Organisation that Helps Indian Army Veterans Become an Entrepreneur

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Hello folks, hope you are doing wonders?

Have you ever imagined what is the life of the soldiers after they had served.

The most common answers being they take usual paths private sector jobs, agriculture, and security related jobs.

In this blog, we are going to tell you about another option so that the veterans could become entrepreneurs by getting assistance from an organistaion.

Well if you know any veterans who wish to become an entrepreneur than you can definitely help them by our blog.

Story of  RY Naidu from Retd. Havaldar to an Entrepreneur
  • For more than two decades, RY Naidu served as a Havildar at ER-5 unit of the Indian Army.
  • As he inched closer to the retirement, Naidu began to look for an alternative livelihood.
  • He was sure not to take usual paths but wish to become an entrepreneur.
  • 20 days before his retirement Naidu attended the 5 day I Create India’s ‘Aspiring Entrepreneur’ workshop in Bengaluru in September 2018.
  • It was simply a start of his second innings as an Entrepreneur.


“I understood that to start a business I don’t need extraordinary skills and just play to my strengths. I decided to start an RO plant as I have worked in the water treatment plant in the Army.”

                                                                                                                                                -Havildar RY Naidu


The I Create India’s Aspiring Entrepreneur Model

  • I Create is a non-profit organisation focussed on entrepreneurship and employability skill development.
  • In 2016, it signed MOU with Directorate of Indian Army Veterans to establish business incubation centres.
  • These Business incubation centre are spread in Army units all over the country.
  • The motive is to help veterans and their families to start their own enterprise.
  • Through a 5 day workshop, held every month across India, it creates awareness on entrepreneurial skills in practical workshops.
  • It further includes mentoring sessions for business plan preparation and execution.

So guys if you know any veterans aware them to begin their second innings with full josh.

Because a fauji on high spirit can do anything in life.


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