The Start-up ecosystem in India

Posted: December 15, 2017 at 8:56 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Start up culture in India

In India, small entrepreneurs create more jobs, which is evident from the fact that only 1.37% of a total of 5.85 crore establishments employed 10 or more workers. However, most of the start-ups fail to survive more than two years due to various disadvantages, including lack of hand-holding, knowledge and funding support. Yet, a few […]


Economic Slowdown: Over Pessimism Clouds Reality

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 8:49 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Manish Marwah on economic slowdown in India

Most of the agencies have lowered their forecasts for India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2017-18. The main reasons cited for the above include demonetisation impact on both demand and supply, goods and service tax (GST) introduction affecting the smaller firms on the supply side, subdued private investment in the economy, the slowdown in […]


India’s stellar FDI performance

Posted: September 16, 2017 at 9:28 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Fireign Direct Investment in India by Manish Marwah

Progressive liberalisation to permit FDI in most sectors gives high dividend. At the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit a few days ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi bragged that India is now one of the most open economies in the world. It is true and facts show it. A major achievement of […]


Future of cryptocurrency uncertain

Posted: August 10, 2017 at 9:22 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Manish Marwah shares his knowledge and understanding on the future of Bitcoins

The value of one Bitcoin is $2,808 now and Rs 1,82,704 in Indian rupees. Is there any underlying asset against it or anyone given legal guarantee on value? No. Then, why Bitcoin price which was less than $500 a year back, has increased nearly 6 times? Similarly, one Bitcoin cost about Rs 40,000 a piece […]


Will 2017-18 be a watershed year for CPSE disinvestment?

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 11:52 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Central Public Sector Enterprises Disinvestment by Manish Marwah

Privatization came to a grinding halt after the Congress party-led government came to power at the Centre in 2004. The then Manmohan Singh government lacked courage to bite the bullet on restructuring central public sector enterprise (CPSEs) in a rapidly evolving global economic environment. A cursory look at the 235 operating CPSEs would prompt one […]


GST, and beyond! What lies ahead?

Posted: February 4, 2017 at 1:55 pm | Author: Manish Marwah

GST and its impact on India by Manish Marwah

  With the much awaited Goods and Sales Tax (GST) regime fast becoming a certainty, the debate over its short and long term impact for India and its economy is getting sharper by the day. As the country prepares to embrace GST in 2017, a widespread speculation on its implications is further clouding the prevailing […]


DIGITISATION AND ITS IMPACT ON ECONOMY AND SECTORS

Posted: October 4, 2016 at 1:58 pm | Author: Manish Marwah

Digitisation and economy of India

Imagine an India, where a villager directly tweets”Applied for visa but official asking for bribe.” to Ministry of External Affairs, or “No power supply in the village during the last 24 hours, please send officials for inspection.” to Ministry of Power, or “Unemployed despite high qualification” to Ministry of Labour & Employment and gets a […]