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Circular Economy: An alternative development pathway for India

2020-03-24T07:47:53+00:00February 15th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – February 2019, Home Page|

An entrepreneur delves into the tremendous untapped potential of circularising the Indian economy to accelerate growth and job creation. In 2010, India consumed close to one-twelfth of the total raw materials extracted globally. Being one of the fastest growing economies globally, with a growing population anchored around an aspirational middle class and unprecedented levels of urbanisation, India will nearly triple its demand for primary raw materials to 15 billion tonnes by 2030 if it follows the current linear economy model [...]