India’s famed ‘dabbawala’ food deliverymen tie up with restaurants to take on start-ups


After the Covid-19 pandemic shut offices and put Mumbai’s renowned lunchbox deliverymen out of work, the 130-year-old dabbawala network has tied up with a trendy restaurant chain to take on India’s billion-dollar start-ups.For two decades, neither terror attacks nor monsoon deluges could stop Kailash Shinde from delivering hot lunches to Mumbai office workers, until lockdowns put the father-of-two on a forced hiatus for a whole year.“It’s been very difficult,” the 42-year-old said. “I had to…

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