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BALCO CEO, Abhijit Pati recognised amongst most promising business leaders of Asia 20-21

UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Alumnus of the Calcutta University, Mr. Abhijit Pati started his career as an engineer with Indian Aluminium Company (a subsidiary of ALCAN, Canadian Major Aluminium Producer) in the year 1989.
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IPLT Rhino 5536 is being charged at the IPLT’s Bilaspur charging station.(Infraprime Logistics Technologies (IPLTech))
IPLT Rhino 5536 is being charged at the IPLT’s Bilaspur charging station.(Infraprime Logistics Technologies (IPLTech))

Infraprime Logistics to catalyse USD 200m investment in construction logistics

UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 10:21 AM IST
The investment would go in expanding the marketplace for construction logistics all over India, in establishing a state-of-the-art platform for vehicle servicing, charging and maintenance, and towards plant automation.
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Will the self-reliance campaign create local manufacturing to substitute certain import items?(Bloomberg)
Will the self-reliance campaign create local manufacturing to substitute certain import items?(Bloomberg)

Disentangling India’s trade surplus

By Aashish Chandorkar
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 06:55 AM IST
Exports are slowly bouncing back, even as the fall in imports in certain categories isn’t bad news
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It is important that the most responsible, successful and well identified winning brands drive synergies to make their competitive value chains sustainable and inclusive(Bloomberg)
It is important that the most responsible, successful and well identified winning brands drive synergies to make their competitive value chains sustainable and inclusive(Bloomberg)

Indian brands should aim for the global stage | Opinion

By Prathap Suthan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 02:03 PM IST
India must have world-class Indian brands which anchor competitive and inclusive value chains that capture and retain larger value within the country
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In an interview after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics, economist Abhijit Banerjee also batted for the scheme, saying that it was a “successful and good use of money” and has raised incomes of the poor.(REUTERS)
In an interview after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics, economist Abhijit Banerjee also batted for the scheme, saying that it was a “successful and good use of money” and has raised incomes of the poor.(REUTERS)

The government must ramp up MGNREGS

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 04:25 PM IST
Expanding the scheme will improve incomes, boost demand. Along with expanding the scheme, the ministry must also roll out without delay, as promised, a programme for skill building of these workers so they can move up the economic value chain, and also utilise this labour in a proactive manner for water conservation projects, another key programme of the Centre.
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VG Siddhartha’s tragic death is a wake up call to the government about the real challenge of setting up a business and sustaining it(Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
VG Siddhartha’s tragic death is a wake up call to the government about the real challenge of setting up a business and sustaining it(Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

How India’s policy framework fails the courage and spirit of the entrepreneur

By Mukul Kumar and Ritika Sinha
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2019 08:01 PM IST
The State must address issues of credit, taxation, regulation, law and skills for small and medium firms
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Not just geopolitical rivals, even big digital corporations try to avoid depending on another company for crucial digital supplies. Global digital offerings would increasingly organise, and split, around the two global digital poles of US and China(GettyImages)
Not just geopolitical rivals, even big digital corporations try to avoid depending on another company for crucial digital supplies. Global digital offerings would increasingly organise, and split, around the two global digital poles of US and China(GettyImages)

India should aim for a digital non-alignment

By Parminder Jeet Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Countries like India should explore the combination of a geopolitical approach of digital non-alignment, with a practical one of diligently promoting open digital value chains. Digital non-alignment implies deliberate economic and political investments to avoid getting too closely hooked to either of the digital superpower’s digital products and services
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The federal indirect tax body, is set to take several steps to curb tax evasion in its first meeting to be chaired by new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 21.(PTI PHOTO)
The federal indirect tax body, is set to take several steps to curb tax evasion in its first meeting to be chaired by new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 21.(PTI PHOTO)

GST Council may tighten rules to curb tax evasion

By Gireesh Chandra Prasad | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:11 AM IST
The proposals before the council include compulsory generation of e-invoicing by large companies, validation of e-way bills (electronic permits issued for the movement of goods) with the data generated at toll plazas and geo-tagging of companies, said a person familiar with the discussions in the council.
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Our approach should be that of building an ecosystem, not industrial islands. For the manufacturing sector to thrive, we would need connected and efficient value chains spanning raw material providers, technology providers, trained workforce at all levels, multi-speciality service providers, research and development centres and the crucial logistics infrastructure(Ramesh Pathania/MINT)
Our approach should be that of building an ecosystem, not industrial islands. For the manufacturing sector to thrive, we would need connected and efficient value chains spanning raw material providers, technology providers, trained workforce at all levels, multi-speciality service providers, research and development centres and the crucial logistics infrastructure(Ramesh Pathania/MINT)

Build an ecosystem, not just industrial islands

By Kishore Jayaraman
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 06:37 PM IST
One big hurdle is the availability of the right kind of talent. Therefore, it is critical to reskill the existing workforce
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India’s labour markets are as multifaceted as the nation itself. But the tidy binary between informality and formality posits informality as always bad with poor quality work and lack of skill with low productivity and wages(Bharat Bhushan/Hindustan Times)
India’s labour markets are as multifaceted as the nation itself. But the tidy binary between informality and formality posits informality as always bad with poor quality work and lack of skill with low productivity and wages(Bharat Bhushan/Hindustan Times)

More than formalising informal jobs, we need to create productive ones

By Sabina Dewan and Partha Mukhopadhyay
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2018 07:27 AM IST
For the future job market, remove barriers to productivity, ensure that wages rise in tandem, enable voice for workers and expand a portable social protection framework that is de-linked from employment.
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The Make in India logo. A study by the ministry of commerce shows that some of the success stories of Make in India could be more optics than concrete gains(AP)
The Make in India logo. A study by the ministry of commerce shows that some of the success stories of Make in India could be more optics than concrete gains(AP)

India needs an industrial policy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2018 05:05 PM IST
State intervention is required to increase the country’s share in global value chains
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