The government is working to reduce dependency on API imports and launched an Rs 10,000 crore scheme in July to ensure adequate domestic supply. Besides this, incentives of Rs 10 crore each was announced for Indian companies set ting up plants to produce 53 crucial APIs which we are currently heavily dependent for on China. … [Read more...] about India may increase customs duty on import of active pharma ingredients by 10-15%: Report
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Ayodhya Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan: Leaders hope development would pave way for harmony IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad self-isolates; says he met Amit Shah on Saturday evening Samsung, Foxconn apply for PLI; commitments worth Rs 11.5 lakh crore made, says Ravi Shankar Prasad … [Read more...] about Indian software product firms seek elimination of Softex forms, other reforms
Investors are bullish about aggregators, e-commerce players, and enterprise product-based start-ups. As per NASSCOM, e-commerce players and aggregators in India secured $1.2 billion in funding in H1 2017alone. While B2C start-ups still have a large base in India, it is the B2B enterprise product start-ups that are truly in ascendance, as their offerings bridge the gap between the end-consumer and large retailers/CPG vendors. … [Read more...] about Tech startups can play a critical role in retail and CPG industry
As we encourage our girls to imagine their own most successful personal and professional adult selves, we must also give them the skills they need to advocate for themselves effectively and navigate the compromises that will have to be made, at work and at home, to thrive in multiple spheres of life. There is no magic wand to help them achieve work-life balance—particularly, as any mother who works outside the home will admit, the Zen-like picture of work-life balance that seems possible only in a Hollywood movie. Almost any life that our young girls imagine will come with natural tensions between the personal and the professional. As we talk about this reality more openly with young women, we also need to make sure they are prepared to navigate the difficult moments they’ll no doubt face. That will make it all the more critical for girls to ask for what they need in their personal lives, too. … [Read more...] about For the next generation of young women, your influence starts with your voice
Editor’s Note: Each week Maynard Webb, former CEO of LiveOps and the former COO of eBay, will offer candid, practical, and sometimes surprising advice to entrepreneurs and founders. To submit a question, write to Webb at [email protected] … [Read more...] about A CEO asks: Can I still form bonds with employees as the company grows?