Diwali Gift for Employees

Shubham Kumar Shubham Kumar
Oct 25, 2018 4 min read
Diwali Gift for Employees

Festivals have always been a joy for everyone and in a diversified country like India, the number of festivals is huge. One of the biggest festivals in the country is the festival of lights, Diwali. Diwali means lightning, happiness, smiles, sweets, new clothes new gadgets.

As the festival have huge importance, companies also invest their time in this especially hosting a Diwali party and even buying gifts for the employees. Gifts not only make the employees happy but also shows that the company cares for them. A folder with money in it is quite an old-fashioned idea for gifts. To be honest, choosing a gift is a confusing and difficult deed. So, in this article, we will talk about Diwali presents that we can give to our employees.

How to Choose Diwali Gifts?
Diwali Gift for Employees
Personalised and Customised Diwali Gifts

How to Choose Diwali Gifts?

Most people think, that it is better to gift things that will be useful to the receiver but it is better to give things that will make them happy. However, you should keep age, occasion and gender in mind while buying a gift, also personality and hobbies should not be overlooked.

Each and everyone is different, so their preferences are also different. Therefore, it is better to buy something that suits their preferences, this way, it'll show that they are not overlooked by their company. If you are buying general gifts like dΓ©cor items, then think about their home. Just gift something they would not buy for themselves. Give them something, that is valuable to them.

Diwali Gift for Employees

Your employees are your other family, so its to make is your responsibility to make their Diwali a little bit special. Giving them gifts is a way of doing that.

Scented Candles

Scented candles are one of the best gifts for the occasion of Diwali as it is the festival of light. Just don’t forget to gift a good looking electric lighter along with the candles.


Again, this is the festival of light. So, you can give a good looking room lamp. Get some modern-looking colourful lamps, that will brighten the interior of their house.

Wall Clocks

Wall Clocks are the gifts that are considered classy, it not only looks good but also creates a good vibe inside the house. Therefore a vintage-looking wall-clock can do wonders and change the entire interior of the house.

Air Purifier

It might be an expensive one, but they will need it on Diwali. The pollution level rises during the festival of light, so gifting an air purifier is a good idea.

Book Set

It is a perfect gift for some people, especially your geeky and avid reader friends. Make sure the person you are gifting it to, read books. Make a set of the books you think are good and will be helpful for them, If possible alto try to know their interest and genre they prefer and what they have already read.

Gift Voucher

You can’t read people’s minds. So, it really heartbreaking when you buy a gift after deep research and they say β€œI’m allergic to this”. You can’t say anything except β€œoh!” (Awkward silence). Therefore, to avoid that awkward conversation and save time, just give a gift voucher for a website or some fashion store.

Power Bank

Don’t just charge up your team, charge up their phones too. Power banks are a great gift as it doesn’t matter how many you have, you will still need them..


Just like power banks, pen drives are also collectable. They will never feel it as a burden. You can also copy some photos of office trips or any other occasion in the pen drive before giving them.

Headphones & Speakers

Who doesn’t love music? It is the best way of relaxation after their stressful day in the office. Headphones and speakers are a literal necessity now, it will not only make them happy but is a great tool for stress buster.

Greeting Card

Don’t just greet them in the message of Happy Diwali, but let them know how valuable they are to the company. You can also include some memorable office moments and a short and simple message that can touch their heart.

Sweets & Namkeen

Diwali is not Diwali if there are no sweets and namkeen. Give some good quality namkeen and sweets with some dry fruits. Make a basket consisting of different sweets and namkeens and give it to the people who makes your organisation, a successful one.

Personalised and Customised Diwali Gifts

The trend of personalised gifts has been able to capture the market and its people. If you are still not satisfied and want to go more personal, then you can get personalized items as a gift. It will make the receiver feel valued and special.

Personalized Bottle Shaped Lamp

This could really be cool as a gift. You can also personalize it with a quote or any tagline your friend loves. The lamps not only look good but it creates a lovely vibe wherever it is places

Wobbly Boobly Head

Buy some personalized wobbly bobbly heads for your team. Your employees will feel good to have them as they look quite funny.

Personalized Diary

Apart from being a hardworking professional, your colleague can also be a secret or a not so secret writer. Therefore, you can gift a personalized diary to the person who loves writing.

Laptop Sleeves

This could be a great gift for those who love their tech toys. Include a diary, pen and some other stuff with the gift.

Set of Cookies Jar

Cookies are loved by almost everyone, so it is better to give them to those who are fond of snacking on some finger-licking items. You can just make a personalised basket consisting of different cookies.

Green Gifting

You can make Diwali and the rest of the year green by gifting your colleagues some indoor plants which will make their home environment better.


Diwali is not only about sweets and namkeen (Although, it is) but it is about emotions. If you want to gift something to someone on Diwali, then give them your time. Apart from that, the above list of gifts is nice as well. It is important to let your employees know that they matter and present them with gifts, especially during one of the biggest festivals is undoubtedly a good chance.


What message does Diwali give out?

Diwali is a festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil.

How to celebrate Diwali in the office?

You can celebrate Diwali by decorating your office or playing games and providing your employees with gifts.

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