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April 28, 2015 • Curator's Note

Nothing could have saved Indian corporates from showing a very dismal performance in their last quarterly results, even Prime Minister Modi’s Indian Ocean visits. One newspaper even stated that “Indian companies are on track for their worst earnings season in more than two years on weak demand for goods and services, adding to reasons for… Read More ›

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Economic instruments operate alongside command-and-control to align environmental goals


In policy mechanism, command-and-control approaches remain the most dominant throughout the world despite the benefits of economic instruments Policy instruments are like the two-headed Roman God, Janus. They fall into two general categories: market-basedeconomic instruments and command and control. In simple words, they play at two levels: Carrots: new markets; Sticks: regulatory burden.  However, economic instruments and… Read More ›

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World’s biggest solar power station to come up in Rewa in MP


The world’s biggest 750 mega watt (mw) solar power station will come up in Rewa district in MP. The plant wuill come up in Rewa’s Gudh area, Madhya Pradesh Energy and Mining Minister Rajendra Shukla said on Tuesday, Dec 16. “World Bank will provide 50 per cent soft loan for setting up the ultra mega… Read More ›

Interviews »

Target is to raise non-auto share: Steffen Berns


Interview with Managing Director, Bosch Ltd Having fared comparatively better than the Indian automobilemarket in 2013, which declined by 3 per cent on the production volume (without two-wheeler segment), the automotive business of Bosch Limited registered a marginal decline of 0.7 per cent. Steffen Berns, managing director, Bosch, explains, in an interview with Mahesh Kulkarni, how the… Read More ›

Case-Studies »

Case Study: ZLD technology gives a new lease of life to dyeing units in Tirupur


Dyeing units in Tirupur turned to Praj Industries’ wastewater treatment technology to find answers to their effluent treatment woes, which had led to the closure of these units Tirupur, which generates a fifth of India’s textile exports, is known as a textile hub of the country. Garment units in Tirupur went through a crisis following… Read More ›