Our History

A whole lot has changed since we first flagged off...


Celebration for the successful completion of 25 years of manufacturing quality flags.


The FlagSource becomes India’s only store that sells exquisite quality flags & accessories online with the easiest payment options.

Opened new marketing & liaison offices in Dubai & New York.


Aerial advertising is successfully launched in India for the 1st time with the Volkswagen Beetle aerial flag of size 80ft x 120ft flown across Bombay & New Delhi.

We win many prestigious awards. It’s time to celebrate!


We jointly work with the US Consulate & Secret Service, in providing all the USA & Indian flags (table, car & floor pedestals) during US President Barack Obama’s November visit to India.


It’s time to get more professional. We acquire a domain exclusive to professionals - In addition, we also acquire www.flagsindia.com

We become India’s only giant flag maker, making the world’s largest flag of India - 48ft x 72ft. Mr. Naveen Jindal gives us the Largest Indian Flag Appreciation Award on behalf of his foundation.


FlagSource, a division of The Flag Shop is introduced to the world for exports. Our website is completely revamped with our revolutionary range of quality flags & accessories.

The IPL is the highlight of the year, opening up a new avenue of sports flags & hand flags in India amongst thousands of cricket fans.

The world’s largest South African flag of size 60ft x 90ft is proudly manufactured by us. This flag is made exclusively for the annual South African Tattoo 2008 at Montecasino, Johannesburg. Click here to view details.

To top it off, we are presented the Bhartiya Udyog Ratna Award. We throw a party!


The 2nd generation of The Shah Family, Mr. Gyan Shah, takes interest in The Flag Shop, hoping to extend it's legacy to a new pinnacle.


We are presented the National Youth Award by the National Youth Project. A decade in the business, we manage to successfully sell a little over 75,000 flags. Get press coverage from various newspapers & channels over the years.


We meet Mr. Naveen Jindal, founder of the Flag Foundation of India, who has been our mentor all along, to radically improvise on a common cause that we both strongly believed in - To motivate Indians to fly the Tiranga, especially our youth.


The Flag Shop launches new miniature flag bases in acrylic, stainless steel & brass, for single flags, cross flags & group flags.

The future finally begins to look bright & we seriously become a full-fledged flag manufacturing enterprise.


We make available our newest range of outdoor national flags of all countries in sizes 12” x 18”, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 4.5ft & 4f x 6ft. They are made by appliqué & embroidery / hand sewn.


The Flag Shop relocates to Laxmi Mill Estate, Mahalaxmi, Bombay.

We introduce our latest range of car window flags & larger outdoor flags.


All the flags for US President Bill Clinton’s visit to India is proudly fostered by The Flag Shop.


Prashant Shah laments lack of awareness for quality flags in India. The Flag Shop remains a recreational/part-time business venture as it records disappointing annual sale of only ₹35,000 ($760.00).


The Flag Shop is finally born. We are the 1st & only manufacturers of high quality flags in India. Our Kalbadevi office in Bombay had 5 employees.


With endless research done & many sleepless nights, flag manufacturing finally begins. Only to soon learn that the majority of flags printed were all ‘rejects’ & ‘no good.


Mr. Prashant Shah, a Bombay-born entrepreneur, after moving out from his ancestral property at the Sindh Cloth market in Bombay, desires to have a good quality Indian flag on his table at his first & newly renovated Kalbadevi office.

Having two decades of experience in the flag industry, there is yet a lot more for us to explore & a lot to soar further! Stay tuned to know what’s cookin’ at FlagSource.