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e-pharmacies: Need to remove policy vacuum

e-pharmacies give consumers access to quality drugs while offering marketplace sellers additional reach and streams of revenue. Read more »
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India’s retail sector: Overcoming policy and structural challenges

The retail industry is undergoing a transition because of technological and policy changes as well as the entry of players like Reliance, Amazon, and Walmart. Read more »
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India’s mobile manufacturing sector charts a success story

There is an urgent need to reduce the dependence of the mobile manufacturing sector on foreign parts and technology to help it grow further. Read more »

NBFCs need a lender of last resort; SIDBI and NABARD can do the job

NBFC offer loans to MSMEs and individuals for 24-48 months. They need funds for a similar period in order to maintain a healthy asset-liability match. Read more »
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GST Council meeting: A case for the abolition of the coal cess

The impact of the GST compensation cess on coal is not confined to the metal and energy sectors. Its ripple effect is felt on many other industries. Read more »
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Majority of handloom workers earn less than Rs 5,000 per month, govt informs Parliament

About 26.2% of handloom workers earned between Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000, Union textiles minister Smriti Zubin Irani informs Rajya Sabha. Read more »

Insolvency resolution: Why corporate MSMEs deserve special treatment

By Anubha Agarwal India’s gross domestic product had a great fall in the first quarter of 2020-21, pushing the economy into deep uncertainty. The sharp contraction of the economy made a huge... Read more »

For all reasons: Mutual fund investments in the times of Covid-19

Investing in SIPs is a rewarding investment for retail investors. Investors should continue to invest in SIPs based on their risk appetite and financial goals. Read more »
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Industry-university partnership key to innovation, growth

The New Education Policy identifies lesser emphasis on research, and lack of research funding as the major problems faced by the higher education system. Read more »
Narendra Modi government's ineffective stimulus

Strong infrastructure governance needed for effective public investment

Government investment in infrastructure is often criticised for expensive, poor-quality projects that offer very little benefit for the people and the economy. Read more »