Everyone gives wishes and gifts to their friends, relatives, neighbours and colleagues during the Diwali festival. The basic idea behind exchanging the gifts is to accelerate the feeling of love, bonding, affection and appreciation. People show their love and care to others by giving them the gifts.
Selection of the gifts becomes tough when you are purchasing gifts for the company employees. Here we come up with some good options for you, which will definitely suit the best for corporate employees, and IT companies. You can opt for any suggestion in the list below that will definitely make your colleagues smile before they leave on long holidays.
Ganesha or Lakshmi idol
Hindus worship Lord Ganesha on Diwali. Ganesha is the God of success, education, wisdom and wealth. He also destroys all the obstacles and devils in your way to success. You wish the person all success and wealth in life by giving him the Ganesha idol. “Lakshmi Pujan” is one of the most important part of Diwali celebrations. Goddess Lakshmi is considered to be the goddess of light, wealth and prosperity. People generally gift Lakshmi idols to others to wish them wealth and prosperity in life.
Silver utensils or silver coins
Silver showpiece or a Silver coin is another traditional gift for Diwali. Gift items made from silver are available in a wide range of designs as well. Diwali is a religious festival so you can add spiritual mood in gift by getting silver coin or plate having an image of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi on it. “Silver Pooja Thali” or any other silver crockery items are also quite popular Diwali gifts. When you are giving the silver item to anyone as a gift, it means you are wishing health and fortune to the recipient.
Daily planner diary
“Daily Planner Diary” is one of the most popular corporate gifts but it is something unique that you can give to employees. It helps them to plan and schedule their everyday activities and never let them miss the important days of the year. The Daily Planner Diary could be very effective Diwali gift that may result in the increased productivity and planning capability of employees.
Backpack or travel bag
Backpack or travel bag is something that everyone needs. You can give a high quality Backpack or travel bag to employees that will offer them a pleasant traveling experience. When you are working in corporate or in IT company almost all of your colleagues own the laptop so giving them a good backpack to carry their laptops is a good option.
Handicrafts and Home decor items
Handicraft is what everyone loves. Diwali is the time for decoration. How about go for the combination of home decoration and handicrafts? You can give your employees a hand crafted home decoration piece and that will surely make them feel happy. Some of the options for the home decor piece are spiritual painting or big sized picture frame, a showpiece, flower vases, Feng-Shui pieces or hanging balls etc.
Pack of sweets and dry fruits
Sweet packs are also a traditional gift for Diwali. People usually exchange the packets of sweets during the festive season. You can also give your employees a pack of sweets that will definitely add sweetness in your relation. If you cannot decide which sweet to select you will also get the custom packet of the sweets in the market. Combination of sweets and dry fruits is also very popular nowadays. You can visit any sweet or gift shop around you and easily get this custom pack of sweets and dry fruit.
Electronic gadget is also a great option for Diwali gifts. Such gifts require quite high budget compared to the other traditional gifts but it is worth to give if you have allocated enough budget. Various electronic gadgets you may opt like MP3 Player, iPods, Handy cams, electronic juicer, toaster and steam iron etc. You can also include the electronic roti maker, microwave ovens etc. in the list.
Gift vouchers are the latest tread in the list of Diwali gift items. You can simply give your employees a gift card. The employee can use that card at any specific store to get whatever the item he wishes to have from the offering of store. It is a kind of appraisal or motivational scheme to improve the performance of employees but getting very popular among big corporate companies. You can also give your employees e-gift voucher to go one-step advance using technology.
Diwali is the festival of light so how can you miss the Decorative Diyas and candles? “Diyas” have its own importance during this festival season. You can give your employees a set of creative and decorative Diyas with the intention of lightening up the success in their life. Diya is the symbol of fortune and is believed to usher in prosperity to individual homes. This is my personal favorite gift. Whatever the gift you select; I will recommend to add a set of creative Diyas. This will surely make them feel pleased.
So these are a few suggestions for Diwali gifts for corporate and IT Company employees. I hope it will help you to get the best Diwali gift for your colleagues.