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The outlook for cotton textiles has been revised to stable for FY18 from negative in FY17 by credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). It has also revised its outlook for synthetic textiles to stable for FY18 from negative for FY17. This revision is due to stable input prices, healthy capacity utilisation and steady […]

Make in India is a vison. It intends to improve India’s manufacturing competitiveness and therefore recalibrate the current GDP construct. It aims to create a lot of jobs and finally, it targets improving India’s forex earnings by making exports an area of focus. In this backdrop, Make in India, to start with needs to be […]

Customer Satisfaction traditionally is viewed as a function of delivery i.e. what you promised the customer and what was delivered. The aspects judged are product and service interaction with customers with aspects of brand positioning / promise were not factored into into such assessments. In recent engagements, some of my clients were stumped by an […]

There were enough drivers / headwinds for the Government to be more aggressive to present a growth budget. Given the overall macro situation and the global slowdown, the FM has done a reasonably good job of focusing on the key areas that needs immediate focus while sending out a message that India wishes to be […]

In golfing parlance the Indian economy optically looks like a 3 par – Lots of opportunity, perceptively less challenging than other comparable economies. Factually, it is as hard as a 5 par and requires some very high energy led, sharp and focussed approach to the pin. There are Infrastructure sectors that have shown considerable uptick. […]