Rana Kapoor

Articles By Rana Kapoor

30 Articles

India-US 2+2 is a force multiplier; here’s why

The US extends the advantage of cutting-edge tech, whereas India offers a skilled workforce

National Digital Communications Policy: Eureka moment for ‘digital thought’

India’s digital sector has been projected to reach $1 trillion and create 75 million jobs by 2025, which will lead to an inclusive, empowering and transformative impact.

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One year of GST: Formalising the informal economy

With GST, the incentive to operate in the cash economy shall further diminish as more industrial sectors wherein the impact has been felt relatively less are brought into the GST net to avail of input tax credit.

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Reskilling has to be on-demand, need-based, seamless and personalised

Tech, including automation, shall replace some job roles. But dynamic decision-making in unpredictable environments will always be difficult to be replicated by a machine.

Why India must harness blockchain gains

In a recent report, the World Economic Forum defined blockchain as a ‘mega trend’ that will shape society and the economy in the next decade.

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Powering India’s growth in 2018

India needs Banking, Rural & Agriculture, Housing & infra, and MSME-led Acceleration, or Brahma, for growth.

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How to meet future environmental, economic challenges: Buddhism Inspired Sustainable Economies a model for growth

The ministry of tourism has launched the infrastructural development project of the Buddhist circuit as India’s first transnational tourist circuit.

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Digital technology has huge potential to transform agricultural economy: Rana Kapoor

Drones and other such monitoring technologies are being developed with the objective of creating an integrated hyperlocal farm data collection and crop analytics platform.

Setting up a ‘SAFE’ model for growth

Growth can be accelerated through better security, advancement, facilitation and efficiency of ports.

Maharashtra set to be hub of India, here is what state can learn from Germany

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

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IT industry and Indian digital future; here is what can lead to next phase of growth

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, Euro

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Indian economy took 31 years to increase by 10x to $2.3 tn; next phase of similar rise will take half the time

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.

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Promoting domestic and foreign investment has introduced long-term sustainability

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.

Budget 2017 needs to address structural changes, says Yes Bank MD & CEO Rana Kapoor

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.

Financial services technology: Sandbox can serve as a platform to test new tech like blockchain

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 opera

Demonetisation: From GST to less cash digital economy, 2016 was all about transformational shifts

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

Yes Bank’s Rana Kapoor on contouring the monetary framework

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

GST: Lubricating India’s economic gears

A centralised and standardised GST registration would help in creation of an ecosystem conducive to start-upsa

GST: Lubricating India’s economic gears

Expect a RBI rate-cut in August; find out why

RBI could cut Repo rate in August as a result of good monsoon. However, inflation could be a dampner for governor Raghuram Rajan.

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RBI maintains status quo, despite compelling case for rate revision; cut likely in August

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...

Redesigning education for the digital economy

Pure engineering or business skills are no longer delivering outstanding value in generation of new products and solutions

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The Aadhaar of inclusion

The govt must ensure that the JAM platform is not jammed by last-mile issues

Reorienting MSMEs to go global

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 8

Reorienting MSMEs to go global

Budgeting for financial rectitude

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 B

Budgeting for financial rectitude

Banking to finance India’s growth

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.

Banking to finance India’s growth

Drivers of economic growth

Winter session legislations on GST, negotiable instruments, real estate, MSME and labour reforms stand out for their long-term economic impact

Drivers of economic growth

Steam engines to bullet trains: Operational excellence a key challenge for Indian Railways

Indian Railways’ initiatives to become more customer-focused are on the right track

Steam engines to bullet trains: Operational excellence a key challenge for Indian Railways
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