The Modi government has taken a bold political step by ushering in far reaching reforms that will free the Indian farmers from socialist-era regulations that hinder price discovery and open up the sector to foreign and domestic investments that can bring in billions of dollars and new technology to India’s farms.
In a major new reforms initiative, the Indian government has replaced more than 40 central laws and over 100 state-level statutes on labour with four comprehensive labour codes to improve the ease of doing business and to address concerns of domestic and foreign investors without compromising on worker benefits.
With health authorities in the UAE keen to collaborate with global institutions for knowledge-transfer and high-quality care to patients, India has emerged as one of the top contenders thanks to its deep-rooted relations, the coronavirus and the ensuing synergy in the medical sector. This has the ingredients for a blossoming strategic partnership between the two countries.
India has increasingly looked as an attractive destination for British businesses and vice versa seeking to relocate their operations from China. Ironically, it’s the pandemic that has brought both countries closer than ever before, thanks to collaborations in key areas such as vaccine development, innovation and manufacturing.
As the Managing Director of the Apollo Group, Suneeta Reddy is at the forefront of Indian healthcare. In this exclusive interview with India Global Business, she discusses how Indian medical care is addressing the various challenges Covid-19 has thrown up, the expansion of telemedicine in India and the way forward for the medical sector in India.
From table-top exercise among Quad countries to setting up a training centre in India to a stinging statement by its Joint Working Group last week, counter-terror has emerged as a bold area of strategic convergence between New Delhi and Washington.
Russia’s support in organising two recent high-level political meetings with China in Moscow shows that the Kremlin still remains an important pole for the Indian foreign policy establishment. This relationship could help shape the free world’s pushback against a rising new hegemon.
Dr Amit Kharat is a senior doctor and the co-founder of Deeptek. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’ he discusses how AI is giving healthcare the edge in fight Covid-19, the move towards digitalisation in Indian healthcare and the firms latest partnership with Japanese teleradiology company Doctor-NET Inc.
Abhishek Sharma is the CEO of Foundation Holdings, a global strategic investment firm that focuses on investing in healthcare, education, and consumer sector in India and the GCC region. In this exclusive interview with India Global Business, he discusses top sectors of investment in India, the impact of the pandemic in shaping investment decisions and the need for sustainable practices in building back better.
The Modi government’s production-linked incentive scheme for smartphones has received an overwhelming response from global sector leaders like Apple and Samsung. If it is successful, it can become the benchmark for 12 others sectors in which India has ambitions of emerging as the world’s preferred manufacturing destination.