Guwahati: Rewaj Chettri, the founder of Sikkim-based taxi service NE Taxi has come up with his 35th startup called NE Talks on Monday. The 24-year-old from Sikkim said, “Podcast/videos is now an option for me to reach people and inspire our youth and next generation for a better tomorrow.”
A native of Gangtok, Chettri is considered as one of the youngest entrepreneurs from Sikkim. He is called a ‘serial entrepreneur’ owing to the 34 start-ups he already has to his name, with NE Talks being his 35th. In 2018, he also made his way into the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list along with Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma.
With the sole motive to uplift the next generation, NE Talks is an inspirational podcast and video series produced by Chettri. It focuses on providing the listeners with actionable and psychologically oriented managerial tactics and algorithms based on his personal journey as an entrepreneur. The podcast will also provide listeners with suggestions and rituals to change their lifestyle to achieve maximum productivity in their daily life.
A press release by Chettri said that the startup will “serve as a hub which brings successful people and experts from all over the Northeast to share their story of success and discuss about specific techniques or mind sets based on their own personal research”.
Through the series, Chettri will talk about activities and habits of these entrepreneurs so that listeners can use them in their own lives.
A podcast of five to 10 minutes will be updated every Saturday with different stories on start-ups, entrepreneurial ground, social issues or on a motivational issues.
Chettri has founded several startups which include the likes of music app CISUM, a native music app of Sikkim; delivery service Chitto; hyper-local laundry service Washer; and photography platform Go Sikkim, among others.
His taxi service has also partnered with Impulse NGO Network, a Meghalaya-based NGO to curb human trafficking.
In June this year, he was also selected as an official participant for the ClimateForce: Arctic 2019 expedition among 80 other participants across the globe.