Guest Columns

An export hub in the making

2018-08-01T13:12:08+00:00August 18th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Guest Columns, Year|

The idea of India as an export hub has shown some promise in the last few months. Engineering exports to Israel on a high India's engineering exports to Israel have gone up by about 640 per cent, that is more than seven times in April 2017 on an annualised basis, official data by EEPC has revealed. The sharp jump in exports comes just ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s impending visit to Israel in July. EEPC is the trade and [...]

India transmits its pay as you save energy efficiency model

2018-05-30T12:49:28+00:00August 17th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Guest Columns, Year|

The Government of India’s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has been making its global mark across the UK, Canada and South-East Asia with its unique business model. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the administration of Ministry of Power, government of India, is working towards mainstreaming energy efficiency and is implementing the world’s largest energy efficiency portfolio (worth £5.6bn over a period of three years). As of now, EESL has explored opportunities and commenced establishment of operations in the UK, [...]

Project Exports: A catalyst for technological advances

2018-05-18T13:03:26+00:00August 16th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Guest Columns, Year|

An industry expert explains the significance of Project exports to India’s growth agenda. Project is an engineering venture or mission: a scheme of development work to be executed by employing the best technologies, continuous innovation and resources – human, financial and physical to create a capital asset. As technology advances, projects tend to move up in sector size as well as technological sophistication in the value-chain. Project Exports, in essence, connotes setting up of projects overseas as construction and/or engineering [...]

Energy, opportunity, leadership: Why it’s India’s time to shine

2018-05-30T12:48:29+00:00August 16th, 2017|2017/2018, August 2017, Guest Columns, Year|

A UN climate expert believes India is on the cusp of becoming a global leader in the field of sustainability. There are three things that, for me at least, best characterise modern India. And it is because of these qualities that I’m so convinced that the country is on the cusp of becoming a global leader in climate action and sustainability. Firstly, from independence to today, India has always steered a unique course –confident in its own path. It’s also [...]