The real estate sector reflects the market pulse of consumer and business sentiments in India. It is the second largest employment generator, and hence this sector is highly important for the overall economic performance and achievement of social objectives. For nearly a decade, the Rea Estate sector has been going through a major churn out due to slow down after overheating, problems of quality and fragmentation, and then a regulatory overhaul that witnessed many landmark reforms executed to Read more [...]
It is important for all enterprises to secure competitive advantages in the market to succeed in their venture. Thus, to be an active player in the market, each enterprise needs to focus on monitoring the external environment and securing competitive intelligence.
The external environment refers to the factors contributing outside the control of an enterprise that can impact its success. Analyzing and understanding the external environment is vital to identify its threats and opportunities. Read more [...]
After demonetization, the Indian government is pushing for digital and Unified Payments Interface (UPI) payments to achieve the much-needed digitization in financial transactions and accountability. The transaction through UPI generates payment track and it helps tax authorities to track transactions for all monitoring purposes including taxation. This is much needed to reduce the influence of cash in the economic system which helps economic planners to take the right decision.
UPI is a mobile Read more [...]
The launch of the new Agnipath scheme has ignited the flame of controversy about the selection and recruitment process of the Indian armed forces. Does short-term recruitment affect the effectiveness of the armed forces? Do these short-term recruits have the same kind of motivation and determination as to their counterparts? Are we the first ones to come up with this kind of recruitment model?
Conscription is a term connected with such short-term recruitment for military service. Conscription Read more [...]
Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is a mobile app-based payment system that brings multiple bank accounts to one platform. It results in an effortless funds transfer experience which is quite unique in the industry. UPI combines various banking services, smooth fund routing, plus merchant payments into a single mobile application (of any participating bank). It also handles "Peer Peer" collection requests, which can be scheduled and paid according to need and convenience.
UPI was introduced in Read more [...]
Cryptocurrencies have lately been the most popular asset to be exchanged throughout the exchanges. The asset has garnered attention despite its ambiguity and volatility. The key reason is its independence from the physical world, which makes the asset resistant to any political, economic, or environmental changes in the international community. Of course, security and profit are also the major components that enable the growth of Bitcoins. The maturation of the asset has attracted institutional investors, Read more [...]
As the words Unicorn and Decacorn catch up in the global startup industry, there is a momentum in similar manner in India. As of April 2021, there are 600 unicorn companies worldwide, and India contributed around 4.9% in the unicorn segment. However, the country is yet to open account with Decacorn.
According to NASSCOM, the trade association of Indian IT BPM industry, India added 12 unicorns in 2020, bringing the total Unicorn to 39, making it the third largest in the world. Startups raised approximately Read more [...]
Solar PV rooftop systems are known for its ease of installation, low maintenance, and longer lifetime. The systems are financially viable with a decent return of 15% according to project reports. Rooftop Solar PV has huge potential, and the government policies and regulations are already in place to promote large scale deployment. Rooftop solar comes as grid based and off grid.
Rooftop solar falls under Grid-based when the rooftop consumers are connected to the larger grid that is owned by Read more [...]
Ford Motor Company, the world's biggest carmaker will cease its operations in India after 25 years of business in the country. According to the automaker, it would be difficult to return to profitability in India in the near future, since it incurred a $2 billion loss. Ford India will close its manufacturing in Sanand, Gujarat, by the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, and it will close its Chennai facility by the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2022, After MAN Trucks, General Motors, Harley Davidson, and Read more [...]
The chip shortage has caused much disturbance among the industries since they struggle to meet the increasing demand of electronic products and components. As of now, the companies are adjusting in their own ways, and most do not expect a resolution any time soon.
The chip scarcity as an industry-wide issue that may not be addressed until at least next year, if not 2023, according to market research data. Chip demand is very strong, and there is no reason to anticipate a sudden oversupply Read more [...]