Roothraj Tea Stall




For sale-

Chai- Rs. 3 (7 cents)
Bun and butter- Rs. 7 (17 cents)
Bun, butter and jam- Rs. 9 (22 cents)


Daily sale-

Chai- Rs. 15,000 ($375)
Bun and butter- Rs. 7000 ($175)
Bun, butter and jam- Rs. 900 ($22.50)

Total daily earning- Rs. 22,900 ($572.50)


Daily expenses-

Milk- Rs. 3000 ($75)
Water- Rs. 1250 ($31.25)
Buns- Rs. 4400 ($110)
Butter- Rs. 4400 ($110)
Jam- Rs. 40 ($1)
Tea Leaves and Sugar- Rs. 500 ($12.50)

Total daily expenses- Rs. 9190 ($229.75)


Overheads-

Bribing the cops to keep his roadside stall safe- Rs. 1000/month or Rs. 33/day (85 cents)


Total daily profit- A whopping Rs. 13,677 ($340) !!
Brilliant economics, that! Maybe I should switch to selling tea by the roadside!!

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Nikon F75, 28-105mm
Fuji 400ISO
2005, At Roothraj Tea Stall, University Road, Ahmedabad, India.

2 comments:

Ritu at: June 23, 2005 4:30 PM said...

Are you serious?? What the hell am i doing in this office :O ??

Anonymous at: December 11, 2006 4:01 PM said...

hehe.. dis is so true in india.. many drops do make an ocean.. similar to da vada pav vendors outside bbay stations..