As you step into the shop floor, you are greeted by 100-metre long production lines which make products in thousands. You suddenly sense that something is different and then it hits on you like a ton of bricks: the machines are manned by nimble women working at six-sigma like accuracy!
It was quite abrupt and newsy: the appointment of Shaktikanta Das as Governor, Reserve Bank of India. Remember his hyperactive pronouncements in the tumultuous days following demonetisation? Das was everywhere: in the news televisions, press meets and news conferences. With his suave and assured pronouncements he was the face of
There is an urgent need to alter the way students learn and teachers teach engineering. Mandatory internship in industry, and compulsory pre-course orientation for students, plus a certification course for new teachers are a must. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE, is pushing for big change. For India to grow, we must have
Large financial institutions like the World Bank, IMF and KfW lend for countries and projects across the globe. ADB funds countries in the Asia Pacific region. My recent visit to the Asian Development Bank, Manila, provided the opportunity to look at the impact of a global financial institution in funding the
Ramesh Subramaniam is Director General, South-East Asia at the Asian Development Bank, Manila. He was highly appreciative of the wide range of subjects that we had covered on India 2030 in the IE golden jubilee commemorative volume in March 2018. I had a business trip scheduled a trip to Philippines.
Today we advertise ourselves, employ touts to bring patients, perform unnecessary and expensive tests and even demand cut-backs from diagnostic laboratories. - Renowned nephrologist Dr M K Mani In 1979, Dr P C Reddy with great enthusiasm presented details of his corporate hospital project to then Prime Minister Charan Singh, only to
For two years 2016-17 and 2017-18 there was a fall in production of coffee. While domestic consumption doubled over a decade, according to the Coffee Board, exports have not been promising. The recent extensive damage caused by rains predict a steep fall in production of coffee in the coming season. “There