Indian farmers hit by coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak: India’s agriculture sector will be the hardest hit

Modi government must step in to support farmers and farm workers hit by Covid-19. Read more »
Canalpy, waste management in Alappuzha

The tale of two cities: Two Kerala models for waste management

Sanitation challenge: Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha faced similar waste management crises, but came up with divergent solutions to the problem. Read more »
Dilip Kumar Gupta, managing director of Sagarmala Development Company Ltd

India on track to achieve 3 billion tonne port capacity

Government berths are being auctioned to private players who will mechanise them and improve efficiencies. Read more »
Ramakrishna Chinnamsetty, head mining & raw material, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel, at the conference on holistic mining policy in New Delhi.

Steel industry: Common infrastructure can be created by all players

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel will think of expansion only after achieving 10 million tonne capacity. Read more »
SAIL executive director Laxmi Narayan Mallik

Logistics cost is 14-15% now, SAIL is trying to reduce it

India has a logistics problem, needs to build better infrastructure, says SAIL executive director LN Mallik. Read more »
Pankaj Satija of Tata Steel

‘Mining policy must have certainty, clarity and consistency’

Tata Steel Ltd’s Pankaj Satija calls for the simplification of tax regime by removing multiple levies. Read more »
Mining policy interview with Aruna Sharma

‘Supreme Court wanted transparent mechanism, it did not suggest mining auctions’

The mining industry is suffering because of the patch work approach and ad hocism in policy making, says Aruna Sharma. Read more »
India needs to boost healthcare Budget

Budget 2020: Some right steps on healthcare, but still a long way to go

India spends just 1% of the GDP on health, the challenge is to bring it closer to double digits. Read more »
Modi govt has promised to double farmers' income by 2022.

Budget 2020: Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 a tough task, but not an impossible one

Budget 2020: The target can be achieved if solutions covering storage, financing, processing and marketing are implemented on a mission mode. Read more »
India-Japan apparel trade

Textile exports: Japan presents huge opportunity for Indian apparel industry

India needs specific policy interventions to woo Japanese importers away from China. Read more »