Press "Enter" to skip to content

Handwara boy quits job for achieving his entrepreneurial dream

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 at 5:10 pm

Mohsin Hassan Malik a resident Handwara had a job as a contractual college lecturer but destiny had something else for him.

The dream of becoming an entrepreneur was fulfilled at a cost of leaving his government job. He always felt that he wanted to earn by starting his own business.

As per Greater Kashmir, Mohsin passed his schooling from the capital city Bhopal of Madhya Pradesh. Then he completed his masters in Commerce from University of Kashmir and got involved with teaching in reputed educational institutions in Srinagar. He then qualified for National Eligibility Test (NET) twice in 2013.

Mohsin said that he joined Government Degree College Handwara as a contractual lecturer in 2013. He further said that same year he started up with a fast food restaurant at main town Handwara. He further added that he drew attention of lot of people with his restaurant. Later he resigned from his job and was fully engaged in his business.

Mohsin recently has extended his venture from fast food to bakery and continental cuisines with the brand name ‘Bake N Care’. Mohsin runs his new brand ‘Bake N Care’ from the new bus stand Handwara.

At ‘Bake N Care’ Mohsin has employed many employees to whom besides food and accommodation he pays more than one lakh rupees salary every month to them.

He further added that he took a loan of Rs 25 lakh from from Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) Kupwara to start the new brand. He informed that they have installed eco-friendly machinery at the manufacturing unit and consumes less electricity.

He said, “We have started distribution of bakery products across the district and looking at the enthusiasm of people towards our bakery products, I am planning to open outlets of our brand in other districts of Kashmir as well,”

He further said that now the time is changing and more youth are coming forward to start their ventures.

Mohsin said that since Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) and other departments have been providing financial assistance to educated unemployed youth, they should come forward and should indulge in business.