The fact, however, is that jute sacks work out cheaper in the long run as they can be reused at least six times. Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 7, 2023

Why Sugar Industry Violations Are Very Bitter for Jute Farmers

Though considered a golden fibre, jute in recent months has lost much of its lustre with jute mills massively cutting down on production. It has meant that growers of jute are saddled with produce that millers are refusing to buy, pushing them into penury.

Ruben Banerjee   November 6, 2023

Telcos, OTTs Lock Horns Over Who Shall Bear The Burden Of Carrying Data

In responses to a consultation paper floated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of IndiaI, telcos have forcefully argued for high intensity OTTs to bear a part of the network costs based on the traffic they consume.

A ‘fair share charge’ also addresses the issue of low-users of internet traffic that end up paying for the expansion of telecom infrastructure. Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   November 1, 2023

Solving the Telecom Conundrum: Revenue Sharing for Equitable Networks

Navigating the challenges in India’s telecom sector requires a collaborative approach between telecom service providers and large traffic applications. Engaging in constructive dialogue and frameworks can help bolster network capacities and improve service quality, thereby contributing to the growth of the digital economy.

digital gaming by Ruben Ruben Banerjee   June 14, 2023

Sin Tax at 28 per cent: But are all online games sinful?

Sin tax on cigarettes and porn makes sense, for no good comes of them; one cannot bracket digital gaming as wholly bad

Vicious dumping by foreign players can kill Indian industries at an extremely fast pace, and once dead, it is difficult to revive such industries and recreate the jobs that are lost. Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   June 5, 2023

Poised to Ride Digital Revolution, India Needs to Secure Its Digital Supply Chains

There is an urgent need to create a level playing field for domestic players through fostering fair competition and using trade remedies with lightening speed.

Those working in the unorganised sector will be the biggest beneficiaries Dr. R.K Mitra   May 18, 2023

Shielding the Vulnerable Through Tech Intervention

Tech-aided oral contracts can go a long way in protecting ill-educated unorganised workers from exploitation by empowering them to insist upon what has been verbally agreed upon.

Ruben Banerjee   May 17, 2023

To make India atmanirbhar, strengthen anti-dumping laws

Strong anti-dumping duties will compensate Indian industry for the injuries it suffers, secure supply chains, and generate jobs, in the face of continuing dumping of products by foreign countries.

Digital Gaming – The new export? Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   May 16, 2023

Digital Gaming – The new export?

If we do not export such value-added compute, others will, and India will miss out on a great opportunity and end up becoming a large consumer of imported digital games.

Ruben Banerjee   May 16, 2023

Oral contracts are valid; beefing them up with tech could help millions of Indians

Technology exists today that can enable oral contracts to be construed as sufficient evidence and, fortunately, it is not rocket science.

Budget Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   May 1, 2023

It’s a ‘Feel Great Budget’ for all, especially Indian middle class

It is another mature budget presented, with budgetary support being extended to only the vulnerable sections of the society such as those requiring foodgrain support… Continue reading It’s a ‘Feel Great Budget’ for all, especially Indian middle class

Ed-tech can disrupt the delivery of education Dr. R.K Mitra   June 20, 2022

Ed-Tech can Disrupt the Delivery of Education

It has the potential to become a bridge between conventional education and industry needs and can become a co-developer in the evolving education ecosystem in… Continue reading Ed-Tech can Disrupt the Delivery of Education

BharatNet Project Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya   May 25, 2022

India wins if Bharat wins

Learning from the experiences of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), the BharatNet project for laying broadband across 2.5 lakh gram panchayats needs to incorporate… Continue reading India wins if Bharat wins