He quit his job at a civil engineering company in Lucknow and started a start-up that buys and sells old paper and iron online.
There are a lot of antique shops in Allunagar in the Faisalaganj area. The civilian was watching when the curfew was imposed across the country last year Engineer He quit his job and started an old paper and iron goods business. It is run as a start-up with the help of technology. That means customers can sell their old items to him through the mobile processor.
As he puts it, ‘I never dreamed that the business of buying second hand goods online would be so popular among the people. I have been thinking about this profession while working as a civil engineer. But, I did not expect this to come true.
Family and relatives teased me for this idea. Protested. They said who will marry the shopkeeper. But today this start-up is possible only because I was firm in my plan. ‘
They claim that customers get good prices because there are no intermediaries. The man, who worked for a construction company for a monthly salary of Rs 30,000, says he currently earns between Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000 through the industry.