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B20 Recommendations to G20 for Digital Economy & Industry 4.0

The G20 countries have the opportunity to embrace innovation and transformative technologies, recognizing different digitalization maturity levels among members, that will promote fair and sustainable development across all G20 countries and around the world. A revolution underpinned by artificial intelligence and other technologies is already underway and will redefine the...

India Realizing $1 trillion Manufacturing: From hope to happening

To attain the target of USD one trillion manufacturing economy, an integral blend of policy interventions and firm level actions would be needed. At one end, we would work with government to create conducive eco-system as growth enabler, on the other end, we intend to work for ‘firm level interventions’...

India – World’s Most Open Economic Behemoth

This year, India is expected to become the fifth largest economy in the world. It is also optimistic that it will hit the throne of the world’s third largest economy in 10 years, only after the United States and China. This vision attracts global businessmen to compete for business opportunities....

It is the CO2, Stupid!

This is a guest post by Rik van Hemmen. Rik is the President and Senior Partner at Martin, Ottaway, van Hemmen & Dolan, Inc.  His Areas of specialization include maritime and forensic engineering, human factors, vehicle design and operations, and environmental systems engineering and economic. Concern over global warming is valid....

Nano Science & Nano Technology

From our televisions, laptops and mobile phones to the printers and wearable’s, a significant aspect of our daily lives, is already being touched by disruptive technologies. Many have made their way from the labs to our living rooms and workplaces.  The disruptive technologies that dominate our lives today were set...

The Old Is Scared of The Brave New World

Habits of a lifetime are difficult to change. And yet; I am trying. And trying. But not with much success! A major part of my sixty odd years have been spent absorbing information from sources that I have long been familiar with. Newspapers. Magazines. Newsreels produced by the Films Division...

GST – The Harbinger of a New India

Goods & Services Tax or the GST is being hailed as India’s biggest ever tax reform. After hanging fire for over a decade since it was first mooted, the day when this tax reform will be rolled out seems near – a demand that Indian industry has been making for...

The Promise of an India US Summit It’s Anybody’s Guess This Time!

The US President continues to spring surprises, even as world tries to size up the largest global political and economic power. Pulling out of the Paris Agreement last month President Trump certainly created a global flutter. As a result, the G20 nations issued a joint statement last week, hoping against...