The on-ground reality is always different in any company and in order to write efficient code, you must always be aware of the conditions of the people you write the code for.
Here I am, as a 23-year-old and already a manager. That's the beauty of Ninjacart - people who perform will always be rewarded, no matter your age or designation.
Hear Thiru, our Co-Founder and CEO, talk about how we are bringing technological disruption to an age-old supply chain, to solve problems of wastage, inefficiencies, fragmentation and more; and how Ninjacart is on the cusp of exponential growth.
You don't usually find women in ground operations roles. But here, nobody underestimates me because of my gender, be it with respect to my performance or my responsibilities.
Ninjacart has raised $100 million in funding from Tiger Global. We source fruits and vegetables from farmers across 20+ Indian states and deliver to 17,000+ local kiranas and restaurants in 7 major Indian cities daily in less than 12 hours.
Technology and data science makes Ninjacart what it is today and will define our tomorrow. We are using technology for the people who are neglected the most — the farmers, to improve their income and change their families' lives forever.
On most days I finish all my work at the Collection Centre within 2 hours. With all this time saved, I am able to spend more quality time with my family and also grow a variety of other vegetables in my fields.
What drew me towards Ninjacart was the business idea. Farmers have the skillset to grow crops, but they are misinformed or clueless about what they can do next. We help by doing just that for them.
Initially, surviving in a new city was difficult; there were times when I wanted to give up and return to my village. But I had a duty towards my children and my family, and it is only because of them that I never turned back and continued working hard towards my dream.
World Diabetes Day is marked every year on 14th November and according to the International Diabetes Federation, the theme for this year's World Diabetes Day is Family and Diabetes.
I would often doubt myself and I'd be afraid of things going wrong. But now, I'm willing to take the risk and the fear of making a mistake does not stop me from implementing my ideas.
The monsoons had set in during the time, four of my teammates and I had to travel through waterlogged roads to find farmers and potential locations; it was a crazy feeling and I felt like I was part of a great adventure!
In 2011, a Belgian college student ate pasta for lunch, like he had every afternoon that week, and died 10 hours later. The pasta he ate was made 5 days earlier and had been left unrefrigerated.
The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation believes that everyone has an important part to play right from farmers, agri businesses, government, institutions, Private businesses, traders, teachers and individuals.
It was a complete shift in environment for me - from working in an AC room to walking around a busy market for hours. But, I loved what I did; I had the opportunity to understand every aspect of the business.
With the app, we had a clear idea of prices and the margins we had to set. We now sell at an average price which helps us turn a profit. We expanded to this bigger store just a month ago.
Experimenting with a completely different role than what you signed up for is not everyone's cup of tea. I learned the Ins and Outs of Sales Operations - right from pickups to delivery which helped my performance.
In the farming business, there's no time to waste. Now that I save time with Ninjacart and have more of a steady income, I am able to meet all my needs