BEING A TEENAGER TO THE YOUNGEST SUCCESSFUL DIRECTOR AND ENTREPRENEUR
Harshal Dilwali is the Co-founder & CEO of Clarissa Group. He previously worked as a Digital Marketing Intern at Asia-Tech Inc. and Completed Hospitality Training with The Ashok Group (ITDC). He completed his studies at IIMBx | Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. There is no age barrier for entrepreneurship and innovation. It is the spirit of curiosity to do something better, to bring a change, or to solve a problem. To undertakes a venture, and to organize it, raising capital to finance, and assumes the whole or major part of the risk of business. To choose such root is what best defines as Harshal Dilwali. Harshal Dilwali is counted in a person who brings overall change through innovation. Harshal Dilwali is a visionary and integrated man with outstanding leadership qualities.
A ROAD TO MILESTONE – CHILDHOOD TO ADULTHOOD
Harshal Dilwali was born in New Delhi and brought up in Noida. He has done his schooling from APJ School Noida, sector 16. He is a top-ranked BSc graduate in Hospitality and Hotel Administration (IHM). Harshal Dilwali is MBA “Gold Medallist” from IILM with a specialization in Marketing & Entrepreneurship from IIM, Bengaluru. He also specialized in Entrepreneurship & Digital Marketing from Lapland University, Finland where he received Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance. Mr. Harshal Dilwali is the Director and Chief Executive Of Clarissa Group. Harshal Dilwali became the youngest Director in Uttarakhand in 2017. He shared, “During his initial life, he was trolled and bullied. After being in such a situation, it was a little tough for him to adjust in that environment. Things went like that for quite a period of time but he moved on bravely and with an aim with the time.” He tries and completes everything with perfection and excellence that is definitely visible in his work. This was not where things started. Once He shared, “During his initial life that he was trolled and bullied. After being in such a situation, it was a little tough for him to adjust in that environment. Things went like that for quite a period of time but he moved on bravely and with an aim with the time.” Harshal Dilwali has an amazing quality of completing every task and opportunity with perfection and excellence in every phase of his life.
TAKING HIS FAMILY DREAM AHEAD
When we talk about how Harshal Dilwali gets into business. It was once he quoted – The idea of getting into the hospitality business was executed by his family. He and his family developed along developed the company hut it took around four years to build the resort in Jim Corbett national park with the name Clarrisa Resort. Where in 2017 Harshal became the Director and CEO of the company… He Strongly Believes about the core values and culture of the company are the most important pillars that help to reach the organization to Succeed! He has a Different kind of Passion and Dedication towards his business. He is one of them – that Drives to work with full enthusiasm throughout the day!
PARENTS AS PILLARS-
His parents showed confidence in him and he didn’t disappoint either. Harshal says, “The biggest motivation for me is my parents. They have always supported me and their love is something that keeps me motivated in my tough times.” Mr. Harshal Dilwali never dreamt of becoming a hotelier, in fact, was preparing for engineering during his school time. And initially, it was a bit tough decision for him to choose hotel management over-engineering. He initially faced a lot of criticism from society and friends. His parents were always there to stand beside him in every phase of his life.
But his aim and focus was very clear. He was very firm and determined that he wanted to do this because he knew that if he wanted to run his hospitality business he needs to have complete knowledge and education regarding it. Though the subjects, environment, everything was totally different which he has never experienced before. According to Mr. Harshal, there was a lot explore in that industry that is why he never felt like dropping it, once he decided to continue. He perused it with more passionately. He strived for excellence and completed his degree with a rank. Later when he joined MBA it was totally different from what he did previously. Initially, he thought he would never be able to complete it. But because of his hard work, dedication and never-give-up attitude he completed with a Gold Medal. He said “MBA transformed his dreams into reality”. MBA taught him a lot about how to become an entrepreneur and a how successful.
UNCONVENTIONAL LOVE TOWARDS HIS COMPANY –
Harshal Dilwali’s Unconventional love towards his company can’t be ignored! He has worked day and night to make his company to be the most admired. He once Dreamed and want his company to be the most admired and responsible chain of hotels and resorts, showcasing the Indian Traditional values with international standards”. To achieve his vision he has a Mission Harshal says, “We are committed to meet and exceed the expectations of our guests by providing them the highest level of quality service, safety, and security. We commit to provide our corporate and leisure traveler a consistent warm & friendly guest experience & fond memories”. Mr. Harshal says that it has been almost 7 years to this business and it is still growing. His hard work and Dedication towards His Company is what he admired for! As a result of that, he makes his resort about 100% electronic resort and web check-in.
HIS ENORMOUS AND UNFORGETTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS –
When it comes to Harshal Dilwali achievements and awards, it will become tough to mention all these in one…
- MBA Gold Medal at (IILM) for “Overall Excellence in Academics and Co-Curricular Activities. Excellence Award (Lapland University) for “Outstanding Performance” by Director of Education, Finland
- First Position in Academics at Institute of Hotel Management, awarded by Director of NCHM.
- Youngest Entrepreneur” of the Year 2021 by Global Business in association with BizNation Tv
- Recognition for outstanding service in the “Hospitality Industry” by StarupTimes.
- In top 20 students who went to NASA, Orlando, Florida, USA.
- Featured with News 18 News Channel twice, Launched 1st electronic Web Check-in website and became the first company in Uttarakhand to transform into 100% electronic, Coronavirus impacts on the hospitality industry.
CLOSURE ABOUT THE YOUNGEST DIRECTOR AND ENTREPRENEUR
Harshal Dilwali being a mediocre student and Being during his School phase to one of the successful and youngest Director and Entrepreneur. Harshal Dliwali journey has seen many ups and downs throughout his life. Harshal says, “Giving up should never be an option”. The word impossible should never exist in your dictionary. Always follow your heart and work hard towards achieving your dreams. He says that one should always dream big in life. One should develop a clear sense of direction in his life, commit to excellence, work longer and harder towards one’s goals, dedicated to lifelong learning, be honest to oneself, unlock your inborn creativity, get around the right people, respecting others, be decisive and action-oriented and most important never allow failure to be an option. Harshal Dilwali possesses down to earth personality and follows a simple lifestyle and He believes that the real reason behind his success is his hard work, passion