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Meet Two Housewives-Turned Entrepreneurs Who are Running A Gifting Start-up ‘Geek Monkey’ Successfully

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Meet two Gurugram-based housewives, Nisha Gupta and Guddi Thapliya who turned their passion towards work into a profitable business by starting an e-commerce gifting start-up ‘Geek Monkey’. As an online gifting firm, it has wide range of gifts for everyone that will meet their needs as well as budget.

Geek Monkey, that started two years ago, entered the gifting market with the intent of promoting meaningful gifts. Kickstarted by the two ladies in 50s, this website aims at bringing people closer by sending them love filled gifts that look like they were especially curated for the receiver. Along with the users, we also try to help the local Indian artisans and handicraft makers by giving them a platform to sell their products and reach a wider audience.

With Rakhi just around the corner, Geek Monkey has come up with wide range of Rakhison it’s platform. Besides, it has witnessed over 300 per cent spike in the season as compared to last year. The e-commerce gifting start-up has unique designs of Rakhis and that too at affordable price. The Rakhidesigns, include, stay safe mask, Maggi lover, Netflix and chill bro, Chicken dinner, Dabangg Bhai, candidly classy real flower, Pubg bro, Dalgona partner, Ludo king, Gayatri Mantra Rakhisetc.

Geek Monkey Co-founders Mrs. Nisha Gupta and Guddi Thapliyal

While sharing about Geek Monkey, Co-founders Mrs. Nisha Gupta and Guddi Thapliyal said, “Our aim is not just selling products, we want to deliver smiles all over. Each of our gifts’ packaging is a personalized experience where the product is wrapped, note added as per the customer’s choice. We are in constant touch with our customers, should anything go south. The basic idea we wish to convey is “Gifts for All” or “Sabke liye kuch na kuch.”

They further stated, “One day after a party, we had 5 photo frames and 4 Ganpati idols. We understand the nightmare that is arriving at a party empty handed, or having a strict budget to gifts, and even lacking a creative insight into gifting. So, we decided to bring in affordable and unique gifts to the market. Delivered to your doorstep, we promise gifts that are unique, affordable and quirky at the same time, they are fit for all. Geek Monkey now has gifts starting Rs. 99 for people looking for budget ideas. We also have the fully customized gifts like the String art and clone dolls, which range up to Rs. 10,000.

To help their customers in a better way, this one-stop online platform with wide array of gifts has segregated options into New Arrivals, Unique Gifts, Shop by Person, Home & Lifestyle, Gifts by Occasion, and Festive Gifts. From a keychain to valuable accessories that ranging from Rs. 99 to Rs. 10,000, Geek Monkey houses everything that it needs to have for the customers.

Geek Monkey helps its customers right from when they first arrive at our website to when they have received the product and even after. The start-up consider these methodologies, WhatsApp Support: It has WhatsApp support channel, where users come with so many questions like how does a product work, will they get it in a stipulated timeframe etc. The support team handles each query with a smile and tries to explain everything to customers in detail.

Besides it, Geek Monkey has call confirmation for cash on delivery (COD) orders. The support team calls all people with COD orders to ensure that an order has genuinely been placed. They also ensure that the customer is willing to pay an additional shipping fee by keeping the order as COD. Interestingly, Geek Monkey gives a discount if the order is prepaid. It also has design confirmation for personalized orders. Their design team personally calls and confirms the design requirements of clients over call.

According to the directors, over time, they have realized that nothing works better than word of mouth publicity. So the start-up has launched an Influencer programme where anyone can earn more than 1 lakh rupees in a month by sharing the products with their influencer id. Now that is an unbeatable profit margin sharing, indeed.

About Directors and Geek Monkey

Both the directors of Geek Monkey, Nisha Gupta and Guddi Thapliya had a dream of having our own business someday. It all started with our kids marrying each other in 2016. In a family meeting, everyone motivated us. The kids brought in the required technology and boom, we were having a website to call our own. This, however, was just the start.

Geek Monkey, is an e-commerce gifting start-up and one-stop shop for all your gifting needs, with a very carefully curated collection for your near ones and even for you when you need to pamper yourself.

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How to open an account in Swiss Bank from India

As soon as the news of increase the in money in Swiss Bank increased, numbers of queries related to Swiss Bank got increased. So, we thought to help you to with the most searched question on the internet “How to open an account in Swiss Bank from India”.

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Swiss Bank, like me many of you was introduced this name in 2014 when Mr. Narendra Modi who was the chief minister of Gujarat that time made his election campaign on Black money in Swiss Bank. Now, in 2021 no money was back to India as promised by Narendra Modi. On other hand there is huge hike in Indian Money deposited into Swiss Bank. According to the media reports the total amount has reached more than 20,700 Cr and also the Swiss bank account holders in India gets increased post 2014.

Now, if you see google then many people are searching to open a Swiss Bank account online. It’s not that everyone wants to open an account in Swiss Bank, however many of them like me are just curious to know the process to open an account in Swiss Bank.

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How to open an account in Swiss Bank from India
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How to open a Swiss bank account

  • Just like Indian Banks, Banks in Switzerland also minimum balance criteria. You have to find a Bank that will accept the amount of fund you have. The minimum balance is between 100.000 CHF up to 500.000 CHF and it vary from Bank to Bank.
  • Once you identify the Bank, or you can also take a professional help from third party websites. They charge you a professional fee to help you to open a Bank Account.
  • These are the four steps to open an account
  • Fill out the application form at our order page
  • After reception of your order the bank will mail you a welcome packet
  • Sign the documents and send them back to the bank
  • The bank will confirm the opening of your new Swiss bank account
  • If you will not be able to travel Switzerland, then you can also complete the process through post (Courier)
  • You also have to show the origin of fund like bank statement, documents from the sale of property or any other document that shows the transaction amount

Thinks you should know before opening a Swiss bank account

  • Any individual over the age of 18 is allowed to open a Swiss Bank account
  • An Indian can open an account but with a ceiling for the financial year. However, for the purpose of conducting business such an account is permitted under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
  • There are nearly 400 banks in Switzerland with the top two – UBS and Credit Suisse Group
  • There is an account type called ‘numbered account’. All interaction with the account is through the account number. Very few people in the bank will know the name behind the numbered account.
  • You can close your account any time without any restrictions or cost
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Sports world pays tribute to Milkha Singh

Veteran Indian athlete Milkha Singh passed away at a local hospital here at 11.30 pm on Friday, leaving the sports world in a tizzy. After the death of this great sprinter, many celebrities have paid tribute to him. There are some kind.

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Sports world pays tribute to Milkha Singh

Veteran Indian athlete Milkha Singh passed away at a local hospital here at 11.30 pm on Friday, leaving the sports world in a tizzy. After the death of this great sprinter, many celebrities have paid tribute to him.

I promise you Milkha Singh ji that we will fulfill your last wish. India has lost its star. Milkha Singh ji has left us but he will continue to inspire every Indian to shine for India. My deepest condolences to the family. I pray for the peace of his soul. Kiren Rijiju

Rest in peace our very own ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh Ji. Your passing has left a deep void in the heart of every Indian today, but you will continue to inspire many generations to come. Sachin Tendulkar

SAI is deeply saddened by the passing away of “The Flying Sikh” Milkha Singh, one of the greatest sportspersons India has ever produced. Gold medalist at Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, she held the 400m national record for 38 years. Condolences to his family and the millions he inspired. Sports Authority of India

Your story inspired millions and will continue to inspire….Rip Legend. Ritu Phogat

We might not have seen you competing, but every time we ran fast as kids, we ran like Milkha Singh. And to me, she will always be the legend you left behind. You didn’t just run, you inspired. Rest in peace, sir. Sunil Chhetri

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Delhi government will prepare 5,000 health assistants in view of the third wave of corona

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “In the first and second wave of corona we have seen shortage of medical and paramedical staff.

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Arvind Kejriwal speaking with media in his office in Delhi

In an important announcement today, the Delhi government said that it will prepare 5,000 health assistants as a precaution in the wake of the third wave of corona. Under this ambitious project of Delhi Government, Indraprastha University will start training the youth gradually.

Talking about this project, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “In the first and second wave of corona we have seen a shortage of medical and paramedical staff. So the government has an ambitious plan, under which 5000 health assistants will be prepared.”

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Describing the outline of the project, Arvind Kejriwal said, “Indraprastha (IP) University will train 5000 youth sequentially for every 2 weeks. After that they will be given basic training in 9 premier medical institutes of Delhi.

Clearing doubts about the usefulness of health assistants prepared after just two weeks of training and training, Kejriwal said that these health assistants will work as assistants to doctor-nurse. They will be given basic training in nursing, paramedics, life saving, first aid and home care. Online applications for this can be filled from tomorrow, Thursday, June 17. The training will start from June 28. For this the qualification is 12th pass and age limit is more than 18 years.

This plan of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is prima facie looking very futuristic, but the reality will be known only after its implementation. It is to be known that with this announcement of Kejriwal, his critics have started to satire on this plan.

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