New Delhi: With a renewed government focus on three of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet initiatives — Make in India, Digital India and Skill India, the tech industry, including the telecom sector, is closely watching what the upcoming Continue reading
NEW DELHI: NITI Aayog is mapping India’s requirement for skilled workers and gaps in training in the country in key sectors, beginning with infrastructure areas such as telecom, power and highways. The exercise, which is to be completed in a time-bound manner, will Continue reading
Oilver Bohm, CEO, Schenker India, the world’s second largest transportation and logistics provider in terms of sales and performance, says that the best thing the government can provide in the upcoming budget is a no bar hold approach to sustain Continue reading
In an interview to the state broadcaster DD News, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said that the upcoming Budget will be growth-oriented.
This implicitly signals that the Budget will address the investment crisis of the economy, suggests a Livemint report.
Das has revealed in the interview that the schemes like Make In India, Digital India, Start-up India, Stand-up India, and Skill Mission will be the focus of the Budget.
The state broadcaster published a series of interviews with the key office-holders in the Finance Ministry.
According to the report, Jayant Sinha, Finance Minister of State, has said that the poverty eradication, farmers’ prosperity, job creation and a better quality of life for all Indian citizens will be the four pillars of the Budget.
Mr. K. Balakrishnan, MD & CEO, Servion Global Solutions
“In this past year, the government has driven several new initiatives such as Start-up India and Make-In-India. The IT and Electronics industry can play a key role in the success of these initiatives and the government should continue to focus on them by providing the necessary incentives, legal/tax framework and infrastructure support. This can provide a boost to the investment towards innovations, thereby creating a vibrant start-up community and new manufacturing investments. The government should also increase investments in improving broadband connectivity as this could have multiplier effect on the overall economy. With further emphasis on Digital India and e-governance, we also look forward to a more digitally rich interaction between the government and consumers, with improved IT infrastructure and increased technology adoption in the country.” Continue reading
The renewable energy seminar held during the Make in India Week on 15 February was one of the best attended sessions. It served as a platform to discuss and reiterate Continue reading
1. Budget 2016 expectations: The FM’s priority in the 2016-17 budget will be higher growth, with fiscal rectitude, we believe. With the private sector capex yet to pick Continue reading
The Civil Aviation Ministry has sought views from stakeholders on the recommendations of a detailed study that focused on skill development in the aviation Continue reading
How fast India builds its renewable energy capacity will depend in a very big way not just on political will and policy announcements but on how quickly it can find and train thousands of skilled workers
MIT President Rafael Reif apprised the Prime Minister on work being done by MIT in the areas of education, health, water and innovation and invited him to visit MIT to interact with the students and faculty.