Decacorn’s fall signals startup governance crisis

The Pioneer newspaper has published an article by Sidharth Subudhi from Cdep discussing the decline of Decacorn, signaling a crisis in startup governance. Discord among stakeholders and decreasing valuations in Indian startups raise concerns about the future direction of the country’s startup landscape.

Three Wheeler Auto Rickshaws: A Model of Integration to In-City Transportation

Three-wheeler auto rickshaw drivers remain in a perpetual state of economic hardship because of significant idle hours with no revenue generation. Having been restricted to… Continue reading Three Wheeler Auto Rickshaws: A Model of Integration to In-City Transportation

Centre should ensure sustainable telecom industry

Market leader Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel have been investing heavily in aggressive next generation networks rollouts while monetisation on the back of much-touted enterprise… Continue reading Centre should ensure sustainable telecom industry

Making FTAs work for India’s manufacturers: Critical to enforce Value Addition Rules under AIFTA

Unchecked duty concessions have a serious bearing on Indian manufacturers. They are losing out on their market within India, and this demand contraction has the… Continue reading Making FTAs work for India’s manufacturers: Critical to enforce Value Addition Rules under AIFTA

Air Conditioners with spurious gases: What can govt do to restrict import of R-152a?

While India’s demand for actual R-152a end-uses stands at an estimated 1000 tonnes, import data show that an alarming quantity in the region of 5000… Continue reading Air Conditioners with spurious gases: What can govt do to restrict import of R-152a?

Dumping of non-pharma grade ingredients: Impact on the Indian pharma industry

As the West rethinks its reliance on China for key pharma ingredients, India appears as a natural alternative offering compelling value for relocation of the… Continue reading Dumping of non-pharma grade ingredients: Impact on the Indian pharma industry

Aluminium scrap based utensils contain toxic materials that can cause debilitating diseases

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Strengthening regulations governing the import and dumping of aluminium scrap and promoting awareness about safer alternatives to produce cheap and healthy utensils are essential steps… Continue reading Aluminium scrap based utensils contain toxic materials that can cause debilitating diseases

Dr. Bhattacharya’s Perspective: Navigating India’s Post-Election Economic Trajectory

Dr. Bhattacharya’s views on India’s post-election economic trajectory: Prioritize job creation, tackle regional disparities, and embrace tech adaptation. Despite challenges, optimism for sustained growth prevails,… Continue reading Dr. Bhattacharya’s Perspective: Navigating India’s Post-Election Economic Trajectory

Rethinking public procurement policy on Make In India

The flaws in the current policy must be ironed out to help domestic telecom gear manufacturers As part of the Atmanirbhar policy, the government has… Continue reading Rethinking public procurement policy on Make In India

How to fund India’s booming data consumption? Who pays for an ever-expanding network?

This explosive growth in data consumption is both a triumph and a challenge for India’s telecom industry. While consumers rejoice in the digital abundance, Telecom… Continue reading How to fund India’s booming data consumption? Who pays for an ever-expanding network?