Energy Transition augurs well for Economy and the Planet

Posted: July 3, 2022 at 9:07 am | Author: Manish Marwah

‘India is pioneering a new model of economic development that could avoid the carbon-intensive approaches that many countries have pursued in the past – and provide a blueprint for other developing economies,’ said Dr. Fatih Barol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency earlier in 2022.  India is already the third-largest electricity consumer globally and also the […]


Industry 4.0: Can this be India’s Watershed Moment?

Posted: June 13, 2022 at 3:38 pm | Author: Manish Marwah

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Traditional manufacturing and service-oriented industries are being disrupted in a manner which is unparallel in history. The fourth industrial revolution is driven by technologies such as artificial intelligence, autonomous robots, simulation, big data and analytics, augmented reality, the cloud, cyber-security, additive manufacturing, horizontal and vertical integration and the Internet of Things. The Fourth Industrial Revolution, […]


India’s Textile Sector set to become Revitalized & Competitive

Posted: March 23, 2022 at 3:08 am | Author: Manish Marwah

The government’s aim to encourage the ‘Make in India’ scheme received yet another boost late last year when the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme was announced for the textile industry. Currently, the total contribution of India’s textile and apparel industry is less than 5 per cent of its GDP even as it provides employment to almost 100 million people, both directly and indirectly. The PLI scheme is to bring growth in production of manmade fibres and technical textiles for […]


Russia-Ukraine Crisis Might Upset Oil Prices and Fiscal Deficit

Posted: March 8, 2022 at 5:05 pm | Author: Manish Marwah

A 10 per cent rise in crude oil prices could lower India’s GDP growth by 0.2 percentage points; on the retail inflation front, the impact is between 0.5 and 0.6 per cent.  The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict is already having its impact on the global energy supply and prices. Brent Crude hit USD 105 on very first day of the clashes. This […]


RBI’s revised GDP growth estimates reflective of difficult road ahead for economy; employment, consumption to hold key for recovery

Posted: August 4, 2021 at 5:48 am | Author: Manish Marwah

GDP- India

Urban demand reflected in high frequency indicators like electricity consumption, railway freight traffic, port cargo, steel consumption, cement production, e-way bills and toll collections – recorded sequential moderation in April-May as manufacturing and services get hit due to second wave The latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers released by the Government for the financial year […]


India plans to roll out INR one trillion for infrastructure development looks too ambitious

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 9:27 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Infrastructure in India

Indian government has unveiled its plans to invest Rs 102 lakh crore in the next five years to give the country a much needed infrastructure push. Though the move is in line with its goal to make India a USD 5 trillion economy, it looks too ambitious and also laden with challenges. The plan was […]


Telecom companies on course correction with tariff hike

Posted: December 6, 2019 at 11:17 am | Author: Manish Marwah

BSNL, IDEA, JIO, Airtel and their current status in India

The Indian telecom companies are on a course correction as they finally decide to raise tariffs. It was Vodafone-Idea which first decided to bite the bullet and announced that the joint venture company would raise tariffs on its mobile services from the first week of December. It was followed by Bharti Airtel and later market […]