IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva.

IMF identifies three action areas to mitigate economic fallout of coronavirus outbreak

The agency identifies fiscal, monetary and regulatory steps to cushion Covid-19 economic impact. 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 »
The government should look KIOCL chief MV Subba Rao at an industry event in New Delhi.

Uniform stamp duty, raw material prices key to steel sector growth

KIOCL is a pioneer in iron-oxide pelletisation in India. The profit-making PSU has built a global market over years. MV Subba Rao, chairman and managing director of the Bengaluru-based central PSU, talks... Read more »
Ramakrishna Chinnamsetty, head mining & raw material, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel, at the conference on holistic mining policy in New Delhi.

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 »
IIP expands 2% in January; CPI inflation eases to 6.58% in February

Industrial output rebounds, inflation eases

Index of industrial production expanded 2% in January; CPI inflation eases to 6.58% in February. Read more »
A coal mine. The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill will transform the coal mining industry in India.

Towards a rounded policy: Parliament passes the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill

The new law seeks to transform the mining industry by boosting coal production and reducing dependence on imports. Read more »
Coal-based power plant

Global CO2 emissions fall as power sector moves away from coal

Power generation from coal crashes by 24% in Europe and 16% in the US, but China’s dependence on coal-fired plants rises. Read more »
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

$5 trillion economy: Need bold, innovative initiatives in MSME finding

Sectoral relaxation to MSMEs may not work, financial literacy about schemes will. Read more »
Pankaj Satija of Tata Steel

‘Mining policies 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 »