India Investment Journal November Edition

///India Investment Journal November Edition

The Modi and market synergy at play

2018-12-05T10:20:14+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Cover Story: Oil & Gas, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

India’s minister for petroleum and natural gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, is a man on a mission. He recently concluded his global roadshow series to attract investments into the country’s small oil fields discovered by the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH). In this exclusive interview, He talks ‘India Investment Journal’ through the paradigm shift in the Indian energy market under the Narendra Modi led government and how he hopes to achieve energy justice in India. What can the Indian energy market offer [...]

Fact Sheet: An Expat’s Guide to Bhopal

2018-12-05T11:02:20+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal November Edition, State Focus: Madhya Pradesh, Year|

Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is known as the City of Lakes for its various natural as well as artificial lakes. It also claims to be one of the greenest cities in India. Havelis, famous cave paintings, grand mosques and museums co-exist alongside modern flyovers, bridges and tall buildings. While the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster made headlines of the wrong kind, the city has come a long way over the years to take its rightful place among India’s [...]

Why it’s time to dig into the investment scope in India’s oil & gas sector

2018-12-05T11:07:03+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Cover Story: Oil & Gas, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

In the view of many in the business community, India has never been a more attractive investment destination. There are few better examples of this than the oil and gas sector, where operators are expected to invest around $25 billion over the next five years on some of the world’s most exciting projects. An industry expert writes exclusively for ‘India Investment Journal’ on why the investment spotlight is shining on India. As a global leader of economic growth, a domestic [...]

A peek into the cyber security landscape

2018-12-05T11:39:17+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Flagship Schemes, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

An ethical hacker flags up opportunities in the field of cyber security for ‘India Investment Journal’ and explains why global companies should be looking towards India for this crucial sector. As we all know, Brexit or the June 23 referendum whereby British citizens voted to exit the European Union, had far reaching implications across several fronts. Cyber security is just one of them. It churned global markets, impacting currencies, instigating the British pound to fall to its lowest level in [...]

Warm but awaiting new direction

2018-12-05T10:42:38+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal November Edition, India-UK, Year|

India’s relations with the UK are deep and friendly. But the much expected impetus to closer ties will have to wait till clarity emerges on London’s divorce with Brussels. The rhetoric remains as warm as ever. But the visit of British Prime Minister Theresa May to India in early November, her first official visit as British leader outside Europe, did little to take the relationship forward from an apparent post-Brexit pause that has puzzled most analysts and foreign policy experts. [...]

Well Oiled: Wheels begin to turn in India

2018-12-05T10:35:29+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Cover Story: Oil & Gas, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

Bold policy initiatives and a move towards tapping India’s natural gas potential are set to transform the oil and gas industry in the country. Sometimes an under serviced high potential industry or sector needs a commensurate high profile billion-dollar global deal to get things moving. For India’s domestic oil and gas industry, last month’s $13 billion-deal between Ruias of Essar Group and a Russian consortium led by petroleum giant Rosneft PJSC seems like that Eureka moment. The deal sees Rosneft [...]

CSR cannot be an afterthought

2018-12-05T10:44:06+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Flagship Schemes, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

Kartik Kilachand, the CEO & co-founder of Magnus Gyan, is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on India-US initiatives. More recently, he moved to being a social impact entrepreneur – leveraging technology for providing skills training for under-privileged youth to create employment opportunities. He tells ‘India Investment Journal’ about his journey so far and the motivation behind his serial entrepreneurship. I have been an entrepreneur nearly all my life, except for the first five years after my graduate studies at [...]

Fulfilling the potential of US-India bilateral ties

2018-12-05T10:20:35+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Flagship Schemes, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

The chairman of the US India Business Council and executive chairman of Cisco Systems writes exclusively for ‘India Investment Journal’ on the course India-US ties are likely to take and how the IT major is playing its part in this bilateral partnership. Around the world, anti-trade sentiment is on the rise. It has taken center-stage in the US presidential election, and helped drive the UK’s recent “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union (EU). Meanwhile, the global economy entered into [...]

India’s solar power sector to shine brighter

2018-12-05T10:44:31+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Flagship Schemes, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

As the world, especially emerging economies, grapple with the challenges posed by climate change, it is essential to come up with innovative solutions to address energy shortages that can significantly benefit people with no or limited access to energy. An International Finance Corporation (IFC) expert analysis where India fits in. At COP 21 in Paris last year, leaders from across the world recognised climate change as an urgent and irreversible threat to the planet that required nations to curb greenhouse-gas emissions. The dialogue encouraged [...]

A revolution at the heart of Clean India

2018-12-05T10:45:03+00:00November 18th, 2016|2016, Flagship Schemes, India Investment Journal November Edition, Year|

Mumbai-headquartered Mahindra Group is one of India’s leading multinational conglomerate. The corporate social responsibility (CSR) chief of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd shares the group’s vision of contributing to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan with ‘India Investment Journal’. In response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to the nation exhorting all schools to have toilets exclusive for girls by 15th August 2015, the Mahindra Group pledged its support for the Clean India Campaign through the 'Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya' (SBSV) programme and [...]