We are all surrounded by people who have worked hard to achieve success and have set an example for us. These people have proved that you don’t require big degrees to achieve something in life but just true passion and dedication.
One such inspirational story is that of a businesswoman, Bitana Devi, who is a just 5th-grade pass but earns more than 15 Lakhs a year.
Got Married at the Age of 15 Years
Bitana’s parents got her married at the age of 15 to Harinam, a teacher in a government school. She lives in Meerak Nagar in Mohanlalganj of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. In the year 1982, when she delivered her first baby, her parents gifted her a cattle as a gift. Once her husband’s friend visited them and upon seeing a cattle, he suggested them to buy a buffalo as well and start a dairy business. They all liked the idea.
Started Dairy Business with Just 2 Cows
Bitana Devi’s success story with limited resources is very inspirational. She started a dairy business 28 years ago with just 2 cows.
Daily Production of 188 Litres of milk
As Bitana’s husband works as a teacher in a government school in Rae Bareli district, she had to work all alone. She worked really hard and produced a total of 56,567 liters of milk in the year 2014-2015. On an average, she produces a total of 188 liters of milk every day.
Bitana currently has 24 cows and 10 buffaloes. She produces more than 56 thousand liters of milk every year and her annual income is INR 15-20 lakhs.
Honored by President Ramnath Kovind
Bitana Devi has been facilitated 10 times with the Gokul Award, an award given by UP government to the people who make a noteworthy contribution to the production of milk in the state. She was also facilitated by the President of the country, Ramnath Kovind, on February 14, 2018, in a program organized in Chandra Shekhar Azad University.
Bitana Devi says that she wants to expand her business and her goal is to buy 100 cows and buffaloes.
Bitana Devi’s success story has inspired and motivated many women from surrounding areas. The story is truly inspirational and sets an example for people who are less educated but wants to achieve something big. ZipLoan salutes to the hard work, dedication, and passion of Bitana Devi.