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Kicking off Circular Economy System in India
With the Covid-19 pandemic refusing to mitigate, Indian economy finds itself at a cusp…on one side there is the path that successive governments have taken to make the country stronger economically and on the other side is to think outside the square and have the courage to make some bold decisions that have impact on generations to come in terms of sustainability.
Change in MSME Landscape-Beyond COVID-19
In the recent times India has emerged as an influential country showing strong development and improving its standing on international stage. The economic growth of India is highly dependent on manufacturing and service sector and the backbone of these sectors in India are Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
Can we turn the pandemic into a BIG Opportunity
It is almost cliched to say that the world could be staring at the worst economic depression since the 1930s. Sure enough, the downturn has already started to begun. International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicting advanced economies (that includes USA, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, UK & Canada) to contract by almost 6% in 2020. BRICS nations aren’t faring any better with the downfall being the range of -5% to 1%.
India’s Trash to Cash Opportunity
With 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste being generated per annum, India is sitting on a major crisis & a mega opportunity. Learn about India’s waste to energy industry and business opportunities.
US – India: Thinking Beyond Trade Wars
Ever since Prime Minister Modi was re-elected, the one thing that just refuses to fade away is the news related to the strategic relationship between these two democracies. A day after Modi was sworn in for a second term, the Trump administration rescinded preferential trade privileges through which $6 billion worth of Indian goods had duty free access to the US market. India responded by imposing tariffs on over 20 items imported from the US with a total value of about US$ 1.4 billion.
24/7 Convenience Stores – The Next Potential Market for Convenience Store Players
With the lifestyle of the people undergoing drastic change due to irregular working hours, changing consumer preferences and rising income level, many people find it difficult to do their day-to-day shopping during the regular shopping hours. Here lies an opportunity for those who want to grab it- Become a retailer who is accessible and available 24/7.
India and Modi 2.0: What the Common Man in India Expects
In the last blog, we talked about some of the priorities that the next Government should work upon. Now that the whole world knows that it is Modi 2.0 that will run India for the next five years, some with hidden excitement, here’s what the common man (aam aadmi) in India want from Modi 2.0
National Elections and the path ahead
The world’s largest democracy, also one of the fastest growing economies is in the midst of a national poll. The political and economic fate of 1.3 billion is at stake. The polling exercise itself is no mean feat – it will take not less than 39 days for it to be completed.
Rise of Luxury Market in India
An interesting news piece caught my attention today – “India’s billionaire growth will beat global and regional average”. This is heartening, to say the least. Upon some further research, I found that India is already at the # 3 rank globally in the list of billionaires which is not bad at all.
Is ‘Make In India’ A Success Or Failure?
It’s been a little over 4 years and a half since the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launched the Make in India campaign. As India heads into the next General Election, the jury is out on whether the ‘Make in India’ campaign was successful or not.