From Corporate Corridors to Entrepreneurial Triumph

His professional journey , spanning over three decades, saw him traverse the corridors of education and employment, from his hometown to Maharashtra and back

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Embarking on the path of entrepreneurship in one’s early 50s demands a blend of courage, conviction, and unwavering support. Girish Dash, a product of humble beginnings in Bhubaneswar, epitomizes this ethos as he navigates the labyrinth of business with grit and determination. His professional journey , spanning over three decades, saw him traverse the corridors of education and employment, from his hometown to Maharashtra and back. Despite brief stints at Baranga and CV Raman, Dash found solace in Maharashtra, where he laid the foundation of his professional career. Yet, amidst the hustle and bustle of corporate life, the longing to return home and contribute locally lingered in his heart.

 

 

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the tumultuous backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine war presented unforeseen challenges as Dash embarked on his entrepreneurial odyssey. Undeterred by adversities, he marshaled internal resources and the unwavering support of banking institutions to surmount financial hurdles and bring his vision to fruition.

 

 

In a remarkable feat of tenacity, Dash oversaw the construction of his manufacturing unit within a record time of nine months, with the first invoice generated in the tenth month—a testament to his meticulous planning and execution. Throughout this arduous journey, Moral support extended from authorities (IDCO) played a pivotal role in ensuring timely completion and success. As the first of its kind in Odisha, Dash’s manufacturing unit stands as a beacon of innovation and progress. His venture, fueled by a turnover of 18.5 Cr in the fiscal year 2022-23, is poised to scale new heights, with projections exceeding Rs. 50 Cr in the coming year.

 

Saint-Gobain India features prominently in Dash’s professional trajectory, a testament to his adaptability and resilience apart from VIP Industries and HNI India from where he started his professional journey , Dash’s foray into entrepreneurship symbolizes a harmonious blend of corporate acumen and local commitment. Mortgage of his properties served as a catalyst in securing the necessary funding, underscoring his unwavering dedication to his vision and community.

 

 

 

In the tapestry of entrepreneurship, Girish Dash emerges as a paragon of perseverance and determination. His journey, marked by triumph over adversity and unwavering commitment to his roots, serves as an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs. As he continues to chart new horizons and redefine success on his own terms, Dash stands as a testament to the adage that age is no barrier to ambition and achievement.

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12 comments

Atul Panwar February 16, 2024 - 2:05 pm

Girish is a quality individual, he has got that in him. His extensive subject knowledge of various materials & the exposure of industries compliment his agility to go beyond. Wishing him rapid strides & profitable growth.

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Harish V February 16, 2024 - 2:25 pm

Girish is a passionate and detailed designer. A dedicated professional, who strives to meet the stretched milestone he sets for himself, in his endeavours

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Lopamudra Das February 16, 2024 - 9:14 pm

Mr Dash is passionate about his work. He is an excellent human being n hardworking person. I wish him all the very best for his future endeavours.

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Lopamudra Das February 16, 2024 - 8:02 pm

Congratulations

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Rupali Kar February 16, 2024 - 10:12 pm

I gave my vote to him

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SANDEEP February 16, 2024 - 11:40 pm

Girish has proved that age is just a number………one can start living his dream anytime……it’s never too late. His rigour and enthusiasm is exemplary. With his rich corporate experience and a “can do” attitude, he is bound to excel in his entrepreneurial journey.

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Tridiv Ojha February 17, 2024 - 12:01 am

Girish epitomises a individual with strong technical knowledge & perseverance & full of grit and ability to challenge the status quo with his thinking. His innovative ability coupled with the design and technical understanding have helped him in his entrepreneurial spirit of taking up challenges and fighting against all odds towards learning and success. Wish Girish further success in his entrepreneurial journey in times to come.

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Anita Samantaray February 17, 2024 - 5:29 pm

Girish Dash is a dedicated and hardworking person. I wish him all the luck .

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Dr Chittaranjan Mishra February 17, 2024 - 11:19 pm

Exlent

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Siddharth Shrey Shrivastava February 18, 2024 - 11:06 am

Mr Dash has set a benchmark for the young entrepreneurs. His unflinching faith in himself acted as the driving force that achieved him the milestone. I pray to the almighty May his business expand more and accomplish new heights of success.

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Riaz Ahmed February 18, 2024 - 12:35 pm

Girish Dash and Me worked together as colleagues in Nashik and Nagpur. I profoundly used to call as Dash. Girish is very strong on technical matters and get into indept analysis of problem.
I am sure he will succeed in his entrepreneur endeavor, and wish him all the best.

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Vipin February 18, 2024 - 6:18 pm

Girish Sir is really amazing with his managerial skills and problem solving ability with great precise decision making .
Wishing him a great future

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