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How this lady turned her revenues from 50 paise to 2 lakh Rupees per day

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“Be like a Turtle. If he didn’t stick his neck out, he wouldn’t get anywhere at all.” – Harvey MacKay

Patricia Narayan is the founder of Sandeepha chain of Restaurants. She started from 50p per day to 2 lakhs per day. She is an inspirational entrepreneur who made her success from nothing but just the fire to be successful in life.

“If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it.” – The inspirational story of Patricia Narayan, founder of Sandeepha chain of Restaurants

Patricia Thomas married Narayan when she was 17 years old. As it was an inter-religion marriage, her parents did not like it and didn’t want to meet her again. Later, after the marriage, she realized that her husband was a drug addict. This family lost all their money because of the alcoholic husband. She was left alone to be the breadwinner for 4 mouths.

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Starting steps as an entrepreneur:

Patricia Narayan lost money and was in a bad condition. But, she never lost that will power and hope for the success and good fortune. Her grit made her start a mobile cart on Marina beach. He employed 2 skillful workers and maintained the cart.

  • On the first day when she started this mobile cart, she was able to sell only 50 p.
  • With this experience, she was low on her confidence with the business. But, the need to feed her family pushed her willpower and gave new energy to continue the mobile cart.
  • Patricia Narayan slowly tried to increase the scale of her sales. She started running canteens for offices in Chennai.
  • She is good at cooking. And the strict measures she takes to maintain the quality is one of the major secrets for her success.
  • In 1998, with loads of experience, she became the director of Nelson Manckam road restaurant.


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Major hurdle she faced:

Patricia Narayan never experienced a good and free-flowing success path in her life. When things seemed settled and good going, she lost her husband in 2002. To make the situation worse, she lost her daughter and son-in-law in a car accident. This series of incidents left her in a deep sorrow. Her grit is her power. To prove it correct, she bounced back with new energy.

Her fortune “Sandeepha” restaurant:

Patricia Narayan and her son started their first restaurant called “Sandeepha”, which was named after her late daughter. She started with one restaurant. Now she has a chain of restaurants. She has the contracts of many corporate companies and all she is heading towards now is way more success. She is a true inspiration for women.

When Patricia Narayan was questioned about how it feels to be in this position of all the hard work, she replies saying, “I started my business with just 2 people. Now, there are 200 people working for me in my restaurants. My lifestyle has changed too. From traveling in a cycle rickshaw, I moved to auto rickshaws and now I have my own car. From 50 paisa per day, my revenue has gone up to 2 lakhs per day.”

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Patricia Narayan is an inspiration for every woman. Given it is the primary struggles or the way she bounced from the troubles. She is a living inspirational character. From 50 paisa per day to 2 lakhs per day, it has been a journey filled with hard work, dedication, grit to success and overcoming all the hurdles.

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