Winning Preneur story 13 Jyothi Naik:
This magnum opus was started as a small organization by 7 women who wanted to earn a living. One woman who has made it great in the business is Jyoti Naik.
Today it has become an entrepreneurial success story with a turnover of several hundred crores. Jyoti Naik joined Lijjat at the age of 12 to help out her mother in 1973. She gradually climbed the ladder and became the President of this organization, which stands as a symbol of women’s empowerment by providing employment to over 30,000 women
Apart from its delicious products, they provide employment opportunities for women, empowering them to do more than just stay idle and help them in providing a place in the society that is backed up by self-respect.
Jyoti has often been recognized for her pioneering spirit and was conferred the Business woman of the Year Award for Corporate Excellence by the Economic Times. Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad was also awarded the Best Village Industry Institution in 2003 and Brand Power award in 2011.
She is the true symbol of inspiration who has been inspiring many women in the business to push themselves a little harder to achieve success.