India Has A Village Of YouTubers Where 30% Population Create Content For Living

by Shreya Ghosh
India Has A Village Of YouTubers Where 30% Population Create Content For Living

Over the years, content creation has been established as a great source of income and an uncountable number of people’s full-time jobs. Gone are those days when content creation was nothing but a hobby. Millions of people from different corners of the world are pursuing their careers in the field of content creation be it on Instagram or as YouTubers and they are earning well to live a luxurious life. There is a village in India where 30% of people’s source of income is creating content. 30% is indeed a large number and the YouTubers here are doing it quite passionately for a living.

30% Population Of This Village Are YouTubers

The village, rather the YouTubers’ hub in India is ‘Tulsi Village’ in Raipur. This small village of Chhattisgarh is home to about 3000 people and interestingly almost a thousand of them chose YouTube as their career and a full-time job. The revolution of YouTube in Tulsi village started with Gyanendra Shukla and Jai Verma. Gyanendra was a network engineer at SBI and Jai Verma was a part-time teacher in a private coaching centre.

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The friends’ duo left their jobs to begin their journey on YouTube. With their efforts and dedication towards content creation, soon enough they became successful in this venture and started earning double of what they used to earn in their previous jobs. Such great results influenced many villagers and they also followed Gyanendra and Jai and started creating content.

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Content Creation Is Empowering women!

Pinku Sahu is a huge name in Tulsi village for her content creation and YouTube videos. The YouTuber shared with ANI that organisations are helping in empowering the local women of the village. She is making YouTube videos for over 1.5 years now. There are almost 40 YouTube channels in the village and everyone has some role to play while creating videos. Local women of Tulsi village are not always allowed to step outside of their homes but the YouTubers are changing the perception of how girls can do a lot of things and be successful.

People of different age groups had a passion for acting but did not get the proper platform to display their art. And now YouTube is giving them the best platform they could have ever imagined to execute their skills.