THE AZIMGANJ NOWLAKHA FAMILY
THE NOWLAKHA FAMILY OF AZIMGANJ is a well – known family which belongs to the Oswal community of the Jains, who migrated to Bengal in 1752 from Bikaneer, Rajputana, and settled in Azimganj, in the District of Murshidabad.
The family was originally known by different titles, but according to popular belief, one of its ancestors having given to his daughter a dowry of nine lakhs of rupees on her marriage, the title of “Nowlakha” was popularly bestowed on and readily accepted by the family.
DERIVED FROM “SANDIP” OF ORIGIN A NAME MEANING “UNIQUE”
SANDIP'S BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
|2017||Garden Cafe at Nafar Kundu Road Hazra|
|2017||5 new Sri Sri Tattwa Ayurveda stores|
|2016||Restructuring of Europe completed|
|2015||Became a member of ICOMOS|
|2014||Franchisee of Garden Cafe in Hazra.|
|2013||Franchisee of Garden Cafe in Kankurgachi.|
|2012||Restructuring of Shankra Europe.|
|2011||Franchisee of Garden Cafe Express in Kankurgachi.|
|2010|| Founded Murshidabad Heritage Development Society .
Website - mhds.in
|2009||Franchisee of Garden Cafe Express at Keyatala.|
|2008||Started Shristi Advisory Service Pvt.Ltd. A Real-Estate Trading Co.|
|2006||Started a self help group to recycle plastic and worked during Silver Jublee as an ambassador of The Art Of Living|
|2005||Consultant for Spa projects with an Ayurvedic Cafe.in Dubai.|
|2004||Sold the Bangalore Restaurant .|
|2003||India's first joint venture restaurant with Hindustan Petroleum - Club Bites.|
|2001||Started Angan, a rajasthani theme restaurant.|
|2000||Opened the World's first New Age Cafe 'Starlit Cafe in Calcutta.|
|1999||Took over a Tea Trading Company and franchised a cafe in Darjleeing to Emami Group.|
|1998||Started a Premium snack manufacturing facility 'Jiggis'.|
|1997||Consolidated the business and future plans were made.|
|1996||Opened a Franchised Outlet of Fillers in Calcutta.|
|1995||Developed a master plan for Franchising Fillers.
Opened an office and Restaurant in Bangalore.
|1994||Consolidated the business operations.
Opened two Fillers Vegetarian Western - Fast food Outlets in Calcutta.
|1993||Developed 0verseas business in Russia, Middle East & USA for Export of Herbal Products.|
|1992||Set up an agro forestry Project.|
|1991||Developed a Fast Food Management Training Program.|
|1990||Vice President Rockfield Industries Corporation.
Developed project report for Swiss Confectionery in India.
Developed project reports for Russia and Singapore for vegetarian fast food cafe.
Bought a Coffee Plantation in South India.
|1989||Started work as a consultant on a sick Resort in Calcutta.
Opened the first Roof Top Cafe in Calcutta.
Worked for West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation as a consultant to set-up a fast food chain in Calcutta.
Established branch of Garden Cafe at Jaipur.
|1988||Started a Consultancy division and Computerization.|
|1987||Set up a unit called Hot and Cold and a unit called Round the Corner for unemployed youth.|
|1986||Worked to get Swiss collaboration for Ice Cream Manufacturing unit in India.|
|1985||Took over a sick unit called Corner Cafe.|
|1983||Project on National Awareness on use of Solar Energy with Solar Powered balloons.|
|1982||Setting up a National Marketing Networking for a High Temperature Lubricant (Made first time in India).|
|1981||Took over a sick unit called Garden Cafe.|
|Add speaker at the European Parliament on alternative medicine -Ayurveda|
|Membership of ICOMOS and INTACH both for the heritage work.|
|Devotee of Sri Poojya Ravi Shankarji since 1987.|
|Worked for Mother Teresa and affiliated to Boys Town to rehabilitate young boys to self sufficiency.|
|Running a free medical dispensary in Calcutta treating average 15,000 patients a year since 1982.|
|Active member of Vedanta Study Group & Vedanta Life Institute for the personal development.|
|Counseling to youth on personal problem of life.|
|Sponsored the first Anti Drug Campaign in Calcutta by youth.|
|Sponsored Rotaract Anti drug Campaign|
|Involved with VIVEK Children program with toys & games.|
|Advisor to International Children Peace Council.|
|Work for development of low cost housing project in India.|
|Working with 200 Children on Malnutrition Project and Developing an algae for a prototype production unit.|
|Member of a team developing a Spiritual Resort in Bangalore.|
|Hosted the 2nd International Children World Peace Council in 1 990 at Pondicherry|
|Advisory Member to United Nations of Youth, India, and the Centre for Future Education|
|Under the International Association for Human Values Hosted the World Environment day.|
|Established the Murshidabad Heritage Development Society.|
|Opening a Vocational Training School in Murshidabad Jiaganj.|
|Speaker at the Ethics and Business Conference, UN Geneva.|
|Member of the Alternative Medical Association Europe.|
|1986||Diploma in Hotel Management Switzerland|
|1983||Diploma in Computers|
|1982||Diploma in Self Management|
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
|Marketing food services|
|Restructuring of sick business enterprise|