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Ajay Kumar, Defence secretary (production)

Ajay Kumar, Defence secretary (production)

June 17, 2019

Defence secretary (Production) Ajay Kumar, speaks to Biz@India about the initiatives of the government to promote the defence industry and why there is a need to focus more on technology development and innovation. What are the major initiatives taken by the Indian government to ...

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Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul (MRO)

Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul (MRO)

June 17, 2019

India may have been the fastest growing aviation market in the world for years, but the country continues to suffer from a severe Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), a crucial aspect of aviation. Except over the last few months, before the grounding of Jet Airways, the count...

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High On Fossil,

High On Fossil,

June 17, 2019

On the back of rapid growth in leisure and business traffic, the global aviation industry has been growing consistently. However, it has paid little more than lip service to environmental protection. Time to change that with rigorous emission curbs. On December 7, 1972, almost fi...

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India: El Dorado for Biscuit Manufacturers

India: El Dorado for Biscuit Manufacturers

October 15, 2018

India is already the world’s third largest biscuit producer, after the United States and China and its market is evolving rapidly as consumption patterns, consumer tastes and preferences begin to vary. Yet, the country is home to the world’s most promising market.

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A Battle of Bottles : From Sugary Sodas to Healthier Options

A Battle of Bottles : From Sugary Sodas to Healthi

October 15, 2018

For juices, there is a huge requirement of water, the availability of which is scarce, especially in and around Delhi. Groundwater levels in the capital are rather low for the government to permit the setting up of a manufacturing plant. Even the existing units are being shut dow...

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Order your Groceries Online in India

Order your Groceries Online in India

October 15, 2018

The online food and grocery business in India reached the EUR 1 billion mark last year and according to various research reports, it is expected to grow at 72 pc a year, reaching EUR 4 billion by 2020 even as the overall online retail industry business expands to EUR 24 billion i...

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Helping Indian farmers to get the right prices

Helping Indian farmers to get the right prices

October 15, 2018

The Maharashtra State Agricultural Marketing Board (MSAMB) has submitted a proposal of EUR 13.5 million for construction of 108 godowns in the 108 Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs) in the state.

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Ángel Gurría

Ángel Gurría

May 31, 2018

Ángel Gurría, secretary general, OECD, spoke to Biz@India about his experience at Davos 2018 and also about the structural change in policies, globalisation, sustainable development and how it can be achieved. Can you please tell us about the current mood here in Davos 2018? Th...

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Going Electric

Going Electric

May 31, 2018

India is battling to reduce emissions and its vast carbon footprint. After renewable and solar energy missions, the country’s latest initiative is focused on cleaner, safer and simpler electric vehicles. However, the plan is mired in starting hiccups. Every summer India sizzles...

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Where are the Jobs?

Where are the Jobs?

May 31, 2018

Although India is touted to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world, the nation is not generating enough jobs. The grim scenario is likely to worsen despite high voltage political rhetoric. Employment creation is a promise that figures in most election manifestos of ...

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