India’s success in creating the world’s second-largest PPE industry from scratch in a span of just three months offers a template for global brands setting up shop in India to gain a competitive edge and security of production. This template and these advantages should be leveraged to attract companies looking for alternatives to China, writes India Inc Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa.
The US President's high stakes game of global poker threatens to derail some of the hard work done on India-US relations, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. It was only last week that US President Donald Trump praised India in glowing terms, calling it a free society of a billion-plus people that has successfully pulled millions out of poverty. A week later, India is the “tariff king” that imposes high import duties on US products and, having been caught out by [...]
The relationship between India and the UK is gradually moving beyond its nostalgic framework to look towards a future that is ripe with opportunities, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Ask any foreign policy expert in London or New Delhi about the state of UK-India relations and the most probable answer will be “warm and close”. But dig a little deeper and these same experts will begin to grope for words. The truth is that the two countries [...]
The Smart Cities Mission of the Government of India is one of the most challenging and ambitious urban development agenda, writes an urban infrastructure enthusiast. The objective to develop 100 Smart Cities over five years is a laudable commitment towards urban transformation. The mission is launched at a time when India’s urbanisation is growing faster than the rest of the world. Currently only about 31 per cent of India’s population lives in urban areas. Globally the share is over 50 [...]