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Tectonic transformation of Trichy-II

In the IE February issue, we presented the first part of Dr. V Krishnamurthy reminiscing his tryst with Trichy. The BHEL-Trichy experience was invaluable for his building BHEL as a significant power equipment conglomerate, Maruti Udyog that quickly became a game changer and the public sector SAIL emerging a steel

Electric vehicle is coming soon!

Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala is a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and in-charge, IIT Research Park.AJ is an innovator, leader and mentor in the electric vehicle (EV) space, telecom, rural development, solar power and has been incubating and nurturing entrepreneurs. He believes India must first exploit the

From Rs 300 crore to Rs 5000 crore

Multifaceted may, perhaps, be a proper description of B Santhanam (BS), Managing Director, Saint-Gobain India Private Limited (Flat Glass Business). Starting with a MoU on spending Rs 300 crore, SGIPL has invested over Rs 5000 crore in flat glass in India with manufacturing plants in Sriperumbudur (TN), Jhagadia (Gujarat), Bhiwadi (Rajasthan),

GLASS IS THE NEW CONCRETE

India’s connection to Napoleon Bonaparte’s land dates back to the second half of the 17th century when the French East India Company set foot on our country’s soil. They were here until 1954 when their outposts Pondichérry, Yanam, Mahe and Karaikal were transferred to the Indian Union. Forty-two years later,

Goodies for everybody! Nothing interim about it

In more ways than one, the Piyush Goyal budget was different. First, unlike previous finance ministers, many of them lawyers or career politicians, Goyal, a chartered accountant, did not confine to reading the printed text. He made it lively with detailed explanations of the proposals in English and Hindi. Also,

Trade opportunities galore

INDIA’s EXPORTS are stuck around $ 300 billion. for quite sometime With imports not elastic, the trade gap has been widening. In the nine months of the current year (April-December 2018), imports were at US$ 386.65 billion and exports at US$ 245.44 billion. Changes in the geopolitical equations witnessed in recent

Terrific Tamil Nadu

Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced in quick succession several fresh investments. This augured well for the second Global Investors’ Meet (GIM). These investments covered a vast range of industries: from a new refinery and petrochemicals project to automobiles, cell phones and glass. The second GIM is expected to attract much more

Chennai will have the best metro rail system…

For Chennai, heavily dependent on private vehicles, Metro Rail will be a game-changer. The future of transportation lies in efficient public transport. “Congestion on the roads is largely due to two-wheelers and cars. My challenge is to attract these commuters to use the public transportation system. These commuters do not prefer

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