In response to former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist and inventor of the term ‘BRICS’ Lord Jim O’Neill’s comment “Thank God this [COVID19] didn’t start somewhere like India…” Founder and CEO of India Inc. Group Manoj Ladwa argues that its precisely because of India’s economic and social reforms in the past six years that the country seems to be dealing with the crisis much better than pundits expected.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi set out his ambition for India becoming the world’s factory in four critical sectors. The unstated message: This is the right time to position India as an alternative to China.
The Indian government is leading the fight to thwart Chinese belligerence in the region as Beijing tries to launch an all-out bid for global dominance.
Strong economic fundamentals, proactive handling of the pandemic by the government and a young population make India a ripe destination for mature investments in a variety of sectors. Here is how NRIs can take advantage of it.
In a potent challenge to the Whitehall system, Boris Johnson’s controversial political advisor, Dominic Cummings wrote in a now infamous blog at the beginning of the year, that he wanted to hire “data scientists, policy experts, assorted weirdos” to work in 10 Downing Street. He was laying down the gauntlet to radically shake up Britain’s fabled civil service that once ruled two thirds of the globe. Manoj Ladwa, India Inc. Group Founder and CEO, asks whether it’s time for the [...]
James Quinn, CEO of Faradion, who are setting up sodium-ion manufacturing plants in India, reflects on the opportunities that lie ahead and the country’s prospects of taking a leadership role in alternative energy.
With a millennia-old history of cutting-edge healthcare, India is poised to welcome a flurry of innovation and disruption in the digital health-tech sector as Covid-19 transforms the landscape. Highlights: The Covid-19 crisis has underscored the need for cutting-edge tech tools in public health and wellness. The pandemic has unlocked opportunities for Indian health-tech startups to find new ways of attending to people’s healthcare needs. The Modi government was proactive in harnessing the power of digital health-tech in India, as part [...]
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 [...]
The head of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce reiterates the region’s aim to increase bilateral trade with India. Highlights: Scotland’s agri-tech and biotech research capability as well as its digital and fintech industries are appealing for Indian investors. The Indian diaspora is one of the most significant ethnic minority communities in Scotland. While India accounts for less that 4% of the total investments in Scotland, there is a lot of scope for improvement in the future. Ties of culture [...]