India needs Banking, Rural & Agriculture, Housing & infra, and MSME-led Acceleration, or Brahma, for growth.
The ministry of tourism has launched the infrastructural development project of the Buddhist circuit as India’s first transnational tourist circuit.
Drones and other such monitoring technologies are being developed with the objective of creating an integrated hyperlocal farm data collection and crop analytics platform.
Growth can be accelerated through better security, advancement, facilitation and efficiency of ports.
Building on synergies between the two countries will fast track India’s progress towards becoming a far more industrialised economy. At this juncture, the comparison of Maharashtra with Germany is strategically interesting and extremely thought provoking.
Over the years, the Indian IT sector has contributed immensely in positioning the country as a preferred investment destination amongst global investors and creating huge job opportunities in India, as well as in the US, Europe and other parts of the world.
Three years ago, the country ran the risk of a sovereign ratings downgrade that could have led to India’s isolation from global capital markets.
Against a challenging global and domestic economic backdrop, I truly believe that the finance minister has struck a fine balance between fiscal consolidation and galvanising public investment.
At a time when the economy is gathering momentum, the Budget will certainly be the most important opportunity to chart the future course for structural and institutional reforms.
With over 12,000 fintech startups attracting over $19 billion in investment globally, the financial services technology sector is witnessing a wave of ‘new age innovators’ who are redefining the contours of business operations.
As gateways like the recently launched UPI platform gather momentum in 2017, they will generate digital intelligence, with the market for e-finance providing one of the biggest opportunity for the banking and financial system
India’s monetary policy architecture has undergone a transformational upgrade in the last 2-3 years. The adoption of a flexible inflation targeting framework, nurturing of the term money market, migration towards a neutral liquidity regime, and a…
A centralised and standardised GST registration would help in creation of an ecosystem conducive to start-upsa
RBI could cut Repo rate in August as a result of good monsoon. However, inflation could be a dampner for governor Raghuram Rajan.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has decided to adopt a cautious stance and maintain a status quo in its second bi-monthly policy review…
Pure engineering or business skills are no longer delivering outstanding value in generation of new products and solutions
The govt must ensure that the JAM platform is not jammed by last-mile issues
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are at the heart of industrial activity in India. There are more than 3.6 crore MSMEs, which account for 45% of industrial production, 30.5% of services sector and employ close to 80 million people.
The FM has promised to raise additional capital if need be, urging the PSBs to be strong and competitive. I look forward to the road map for PSB consolidation, and commend the government for operationalising the Banks Board Bureau
The banking sector needs the next generation of reforms to enable it to finance India’s aspiration of 9-10% GDP growth on a sustainable basis.
Winter session legislations on GST, negotiable instruments, real estate, MSME and labour reforms stand out for their long-term economic impact
Indian Railways’ initiatives to become more customer-focused are on the right track
While cooperative federalism is welcome, the Centre must implement policies in land acquisition, food distribution, health and agriculture
The correlation between inclusive growth & poverty reduction is well known. Financial inclusion is the first step towards attaining this goal
A lot has been written over the last decade over India’s infrastructure requirements…