The director of IIT Madras—which is entering the diamond jubilee year—shares with Sushila Ravindranath that, in this era of GST, it is easy to figure out where the value-added lies, and anything that is value-added should
The social entrepreneur, and founder & president of Avtar Career Creators, shares with Sushila Ravindranath that the government has to work hand-in-hand with both large and small companies, including SMEs, to create the right
SKM Egg Products Export (India) Ltd, based in Erode, Tamil Nadu, has recently introduced ‘egg white cubes’ in the domestic market. SKM Shree Shivkumar, the managing director of SKM Eggs, says this is the first such produc
The founder, chairman & managing director of CavinKare shares with Sushila Ravindranath how the privately-held Chennai-based company is considering new growth options, including focusing on international business and going pu
After 40 years in the business, the Chennai-based TTK Group had to start from scratch in the condom industry. It has, however, almost regained its lost market and has climbed to the number two position in a short span of six
The vice-chancellor of Krea University—the new liberal arts/sciences private university—shares with Sushila Ravindranath that even though India now has enough institutes of technology close to being global benchmarks, the
In a recent speech in Telangana, PM Narendra Modi asked the states to vie with one another and with the Centre in the matter of development as it was the only answer to meet the growing needs of the country.
Vinod Dasari, the managing director and CEO of Chennai-headquartered Ashok Leyland, the country’s second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, will always be celebrated in the industry as the turnaround man. He had joine
Sambandam has suggested that we meet at Azzuri Bay, a multi-cuisine restaurant in a comparatively quieter part of Chennai. Although the restaurant is in the middle of multi-storey buildings, there is a great view of tree tops
The executive vice-chairman of Cognizant India shares with Sushila Ravindranath that outsourcing, which is 80-90% of the total business today, will come down to 50-60%, and digital will account for the rest.
The Tamil Nadu government has got itself into a big mess regarding medical college admissions this year. It has shown its ineptitude in dealing with the rule that all medical college admissions should be based solely on NEET.
With his eyes on the Indian air compressor market, managing director of India’s leading air compressor manufacturer, ELGi Equipments, talks about making his company world number two. In a conversation with Sushila Ravindran