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Sodium-ion based battery technologies: An alternative to existing solutions?

2020-05-31T09:10:15+00:00May 30th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

Energy storage technologies, like sodium-ion batteries, based on abundant metals, offer an exciting opportunity for India, which does not have any viable domestic reserves for the currently dominant lithium-ion batteries.

Indian doctors fight against double whammy UK visa surcharge

2020-05-22T05:59:41+00:00May 20th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

Measures to support foreign medics employed with the NHS fall short on fairness grounds. As the UK’s Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill 2020 returned to the House of Commons on its journey to becoming law, the so-called “historic” piece of post-Brexit legislation has got mired in outcries. “Our new points-based system is firmer, fairer, and simpler. It will attract the people we need to drive our economy forward and lay the foundation for a high wage, high [...]

Coping with the COVID-19 crisis and conquering it

2020-05-20T16:49:00+00:00May 18th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business|

The Managing Director of Apollo Tyres shares the measures the company has undertaken for the safety and wellbeing of all its employees. Highlights: COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work and has adversely impacted several industries across the world. Apollo Tyres has donated thousands of masks, initiated campaigns and seen voluntary salary cuts for senior executives to help during the crisis. India needs to consider policies to help corporations which are job creators. COVID-19 has changed the [...]

Indian manufacturing: The road worth taking

2020-05-29T17:44:53+00:00May 15th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

With significant effort and a strong will to initiate the necessary structural reforms, India has the potential to lead the world out of the upcoming recession. Highlights: There is the worry expressed by many that while the western world can afford to be more pragmatic, emerging markets such as India cannot. A concerted effort by the Indian Government and the manufacturing industry to actively seize a rightful place in global supply chains is the need of the hour. Delivery on [...]

The Indian financial system – Shaken, not stirred

2020-05-29T17:44:37+00:00May 13th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business|

An industry expert elaborates on the reforms that will be necessary to elevate India’s position in the new world order. Highlights: India needs banks to be governed and managed in an independent manner, devoid of perceived or real government involvement. Insurers and pensions need to be part of the credit markets for the long-nascent corporate bond market to develop. Banks and other credit market participants should be permitted to strip the credit risks that they take on, and actively and [...]

India’s renaissance moment

2020-05-11T05:18:02+00:00April 24th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business, North America Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020, UK Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020|

As countries around the world struggle to maintain order amid the pandemic, India is well placed to take charge in these uncertain times. Highlights: The extent of the impact of the coronavirus in India is relatively contained if one were to look at the published numbers in western countries. Recent criticisms on China could result in a marked shift in economic flows vis-a-vis China and trigger a trend of long-term social discord within the country. Deep structural reforms are the [...]

Corporate India rallies behind COVID-19 war effort

2020-05-11T04:50:51+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The Indian private sector's contribution to social good despite stretched bottom lines sets a shining example for the rest of the world. Highlights: The Asian Development Bank has projected India’s growth to slow down to roughly 4 per cent in the current fiscal year but the financial year 2022 should see the registration of at least 6.2 per cent in India's GDP. Government reforms will be the switch that turns on the country’s economic power system. Corporate India has also [...]

Indian millennials are reimagining old orders

2020-05-11T04:16:43+00:00March 27th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business, North America Edition – 27 March-09 April 2020, UK Edition – 27 March-09 April 2020|

India’s millennial entrepreneurs are not just disrupting their domestic markets but have also set their sights far beyond the nation’s borders. Highlights: The ambitions of young Indians are now well beyond the country, reaching large economies like the US and China. Apart from big names like Ola, Paytm and Zomato, Indian companies operating under the radar are disrupting industries from automation and healthcare to wealth management and education. More and more individuals are seeing entrepreneurship as an alternative to jobs [...]

India as a rule-maker, not rule-taker

2020-05-11T04:02:26+00:00March 13th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business, North America Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020, UK Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020|

India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa explains why other countries can no longer limit India’s place in the world. Some key points made at ‘India and the Emerging World: Nationalism, Multilateralism and Creative Diplomacy’ session: It is in India’s interests to pursue a multilateral agenda as well as pursue reform of the institutions which have been failing it. Now is the time for India to stake its claim – not as a rule-taker, but as a rule-maker. Other countries [...]

The gift that keeps on giving

2020-05-11T03:27:12+00:00February 28th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Insight - India Global Business, North America Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020, UK Edition – 28 Feb-12 March 2020|

Indian businesses can benefit from Palestine’s untapped market given, the goodwill and respect it enjoys with the local authorities and people. Highlights: Untapped potential of the Palestine market and its key geographic location offer Indian businesses many opportunities for trade. Tourism is an important sector and it is estimated that about 3.45 million people visit Palestine every year, opening up further opportunities for business. The Palestine-India Techno-Park, currently under construction, will serve as an IT hub in Palestine with complete [...]