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Navnath Yewle: The Chaiwala who earns Rs 12 lakhs a month


Pune/ The Second Angle: With unemployement at the highest rate ever in India, and with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claiming ‘Pakora Vending’ a business, India gives some fanatical hints about employement. Navnath Yewle, a simple tea vendor based in Pune, India makes Rs 12 laks per month. Well, that’s a lot more than an average salary of majority of India.

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Navnath Yewle’s venture, Yewle Tea House – has become one of the most famous tea stalls of the city with three branches, making him famous enough to make buzz in news galleries.

Speaking to ANI, Yewle shared his plans of turning his business into an international brand, saying that the day is not far away when he finally takes the plunge.

“Unlike ‘pakora’ business, this tea selling business is also creating employment for Indians. This business is growing fast and I’m happy,” he told ANI. With three centers in the city currently, Yewle Tea house employs about twelve people in every branch.

The design of turning India’s love for tea, made Navnath Yewle –  a simple tea vendor, a sensation in the world of start-ups. He planned this design back in 2011.

“There are many chai lovers here and most of them don’t get the taste they desire. We studied tea for four years, finalized the quality of tea and decided to make tea into a big brand.”

Navnath has truly set a benchmark for his competitors in the profession. Selling around 3,000 to 4,000 cups of tea a day, he said: “We are thinking of expanding to around 100 outlets, so this will employ many more people.”


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