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College dropout turns successful entrepreneur in Manipur

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Nov 2015 12:00 AM GMT

IMPHAL, Nov 6: Khumbongmayum Dhachandra Singh, a college dropout, has become a successful entrepreneur in Manipur.

Hailing from Thangmeiband Maism Leikai in Manipur, he runs a manufacturing unit and is generates jobs for others.

Singh, who started manufacturing bags after he failed to get a job, launched ‘Romi Industries’ in 1996 and never looked back.

“I made a purse out of waste cloths in my father’s shop. I made it with a very creative design and gave it to my friend. After sometime, my friend’s friend started demanding the same purse. Later, I got a lot of demand from so many people so, I decided to do a bag business so I called some of my local friends to work with me and that’s how I started this business under the me ‘Romi’s bag Industries,” said Singh.

After years of hard work, Singh’s business has reached to this success. Presently, he has a staff of 30 people with latest stitching machines. He manufactures school bags, air bags, camera bags, rain coats, jackets, track suits, laptop bags and many other items.

“I have earned experience as I was untrained during the time of joining. I now make bags, rain coats and other items. I never used stitching machine earlier. After joining here I have learnt many things,” said Thoiba, a staff. “I’m happy that I get the job here because I have nothing to do at home. If I stay at home it was wastage of time. I am happy to work here,” added another staff Anita. (ANI)

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