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National Monetization Pipeline – Advantages and Disadvantages of MNP – Privatization and Public Services in India

The Monetization of Assets is not a sudden thought but was well planned in the Union Budget 2021-22. The framework for core asset monetization includes three main imperatives: Monetization of rights rather than ownership, brownfield de-risked assets and stable revenue streams, and structured partnerships within specified contractual frameworks with specific KPIs and performance criteria. With privatization, we are accepting that the government is fantastic at creating things but terrible at running Read more [...]

Recent Chip Crisis and Its Impact in Major Industries – Importance of Chips in Industries

Semiconductor chips widely now as the new oil or gold are made of silicon, which is a strong electrical conductor.  These chips are incorporated into microcircuits, which power wide range of contemporary electronic products and components.  These semiconductor materials are used in all active components, integrated circuits, microchips, transistors, and electronic sensors.  With technological advancements in many industries, semiconductors are literally the "heart" of billions of goods ranging Read more [...]

National Monetisation Pipeline and Privatisation of Public Assets and Brownfield Projects– What is Brownfield and Greenfield Projects

"National Monetisation Pipeline" (MNP) project is a new term coined recently.  For general public, it is a new term much after the word “Demonetization” which had generated much flutter in the society those time. Let’s hope that the word “Monetisation” as the name sounds does not freeze currency or asset but let will release the potential of idle resources. The "National Monetisation Pipeline" is supposed to bring 6 trillion INR to economy.  The government's goal is to unlock value Read more [...]

How to Stop ‘Cell Phone Spying’, Impact of Multiple Apps and Phone Security

Pegasus, of late known as government spyware, has created a stir in the minds of people all around the globe.  The company has accepted that they sold the software to 40 countries or governments. Even if your country is not a subscriber still there are chances that the enemy nations may use it against you since the mobile phones are part of a wider network.  Once such software falls in the hands of wrong people, they can use it against one and all, at free will, without following any laid down Read more [...]

Company Profile and Promoters of PEGASUS or N.S.O. GROUP TECHNOLOGIES LTD – Estimated Revenue, and Worth of NSO Group Technologies Ltd

The name Pegasus has brought a lot of curiosity among the public, of late.  Here is an outline of the company, as found in media, to explain what the company stands for, and an indication about the purpose of developing and promoting the software Pegasus. Pegasus is a software product or its brand name. Pegasus is a cyber intelligence software that remotely and secretly extracts and monitors data from any mobile device.  This software was developed by a private Israeli company known as NSO Group Read more [...]

Unicorn and Fintech in the Startup World – Global Spread of Unicorns in 2020

The word ‘Unicorn’ is a word coined with those successful start-ups. The “unicorn” was primarily a concept among U.S. companies in the beginning. In summary, Unicorn is for describing a start-up with a valuation of over $1 billion. The unicorn was first coined by venture capitalist Aileen Lee in 2013.  Today, it spans across the globe identifying new unicorns rising through the ranks each year in different geographies.  Globally, the last two decades have witnessed the start-up boom, and Read more [...]

Solar Power Installation – Grid-connected Rooftop Solar Scheme to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Global warming is being a serious threat to the international community which is affecting the world environment. In this challenge, the Government of India has determined to have 40% of power generating from renewables by 2030. The rising environmental issue is making the market more favorable for rooftop solar in India. The Government is trying to develop at least one city of each state as a solar city. To generate solar power by installing solar panels on the roof of the houses, the Ministry Read more [...]

COVID-19 VACCINATION – QUICK REVIEW OF VACCINES – COVAXIN, COVISHIELD, SPUTNIK V AND VACCINE REVIEW

COVID-19 vaccination has begun and it is available to citizens in different phases.  There are two vaccines available as on today, one is COVAXIN and the other is COVISHIELD.  Sputnik V is the third vaccine approved as of now.  Here is a quick overview of all three vaccines: Topics COVAXIN COVISHIELD Sputnik V Developed by Bharat Biotech developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) - National Institute of Virology (NIV). Oxford University and Read more [...]

Mauritius Second Lockdown– How Does Mauritius Manage the COVID-19 pandemic successfully till Mar 2021?

Mauritius is among very few countries in the world that have been able to contain the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in six weeks in the beginning.  The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to possess reached Mauritius in March 2020.  Since the primary 3 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, the Mauritian authorities conducted 'Contact tracing' people that are in grips with infected patients are placed in quarantine, together with doctors, nurses, and cops.  On 30th May 2020 the Mauritian government ended Read more [...]

GROWTH OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES INDUSTRY IN INDIA – AN OVERVIEW ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW CONCEPTS AND INNOVATIVE SERVICES

India is well-known for its food and beverages service industry.  It is one among the most vibrant industries which demonstrated unprecedented growth in the recent past.  The industries is continues to expand rapidly.  This growth can be attributed on account of changing demographics, growing disposable income, urbanization and growth of retail industry. The food and beverage  market was estimated at US$30.12 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach US$142 billion by 2020, with a compounded Read more [...]