Samir Lalani from Mumbai, India. He has done his MBA (specialising in Finance). He is very passionate with respect to his ambitions and believes that nothing is impossible. In his own little way, he likes to extend a helping hand to those who have the talent and need a guide to nurture their dreams and ambitions. Keeping this in mind, he came up with the idea of launching his own blog, wherein people would be free to connect & take cues from & also discuss out their problems and issues to ensure a smooth and safe ride. After much thought on what to start, he decided to start with blogging on Entrepreneurship in depth. His objective is to help entrepreneurs reach their ‘manzeal’ and he also intends to help all the people on the internet to earn money and stay away from all ‘money making business’ scams on the internet.

About is a blog for entrepreneurs. The main idea behind creating this blog is to help people in general and  entrepreneurs in particular. On this blog we are having various posts for entrepreneurs like Interviews of other entrepreneurs, Business Idea Exchange, Entrepreneur’s Resources like Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Legal Talk, Media Planning, Book Reviews on various books (a must read for entrepreneurs), Information about wholesale markets in country from where you can source your products or sell your products, etc and some useful resources for people in general like reviews on survey sites, online money making opportunity, contest, discounts & coupons, events, blogging, freebies, e-commerce, etc.

Why the name –

‘Manzil’ is a Hindi word meaning Final Destination. As the intention behind creating this blog is to help entrepreneurs with great zeal in their minds to reach their final destination, i.e. to their manzeal (final destination) hence the name

About Author(s):

Prof. Anil Yadavrao Gaikwad

Mr. Anil Yadavrao Gaikwad, aged 45 years, is a graduate in Production Engineering from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai ( and post graduate in management with specialization in Finance from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies ( JBIMS ), Mumbai. ( ) IFCI, incorporated soon after India’s independence in 1948, is a National Level premier Financial Institution playing an important role in India for Industrial development. He joined IFCI Ltd. as a Management Trainee from the campus and rose to the position of Deputy General Manager in 10 years. Towards the end of his tenor with IFCI, he was on deputation with IFCI Financial Services Limited (I-FIN), a wholly owned subsidiary of IFCI Limited, then engaged in Financial Advisory Services and Merchant Banking Activities, for three years.

After resigning from IFCI in 2001, Mr. Gaikwad entered into financial consultancy jointly with other professionals. Mr. Gaikwad is engaged in Corporate Advisory Services and Loan Syndication for last eight years. His role involves pitching of assignments, analyzing the Company’s current position and advising the client about the approach to be taken to achieve financial closure / rehabilitation of the unit.