For single men
This $89 Sony digital camera
A fancy pen like this
Cologne if he’s single
A framed photo of you with the friend
For single women
Firstly note if you’re a single man giving a gift to a woman that is inappropriate. Instead the gift can come from your whole family and friends not just from you.
For a family
A framed photo of you with the family
Boy: Chocolates, Fancy looking pen, a Kite or a Cricket bat or a volley ball
Girl: Chocolates, Colored pencils or pens, inexpensive jewelry or appropriate clothing
A really nice pen or maybe some new cufflinks would be suitable.
For a wedding
Be sure to check the registry as you would in the West but generally household items that may not be easy to get in India is a great choice.
If you’re traveling to India for a special occasion then be sure to review our guide to packing for India to make sure you’re fully prepared!