Mittal, who started manufacturing telephones (push button ones in 1982), has closely watched India's long journey in the manufacturing space.
It is to be noted that Wipro CEO Rishad Premji had recently voiced his displeasure on the concept of moonlighting. TCS COO N Ganapathy Subramaniam has also spoken about moonlighting.
The 5th Generation of wireless technology in telecommunication will be capable of delivering reliable higher multi-Gbps peak data speeds with ultra-low latency.
The Adani group entered the industrial 5G space this year after acquiring 400 MHz of spectrum in the 5G airwaves auction held recently.
Pai said, "Employment is a contract between an employer who pays me for working for them for 'n' number of hours a day. During that time, I have to abide by their conditions. Now what I do after that time is my freedom, I can do what I want.”
The most important thing he talked about is how we make sure that every person in this country, every citizen of this country, is able to access the grievance redressal mechanism in a very simple and very highly accessible way.
Acknowledging India needs to accelerate this journey, Vaishnaw said India needs to accept that the world is ahead of us. But he promised that India would get multiple fabs.
On the skill development side, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor encouraged the government to form policies to engage the private sector to offer vocational training to people who did not have formal education.
Very soon, the government will be uploading the revised draft of personal data protection bill, which will meet everyone's expectations, says Ashwini Vaishnaw.
“We are the only country to have more than half a million engineers joining the workforce every year,” said Anant Maheshwari, President Microsoft India at the Business Today India@100 Summit.
In a freewheeling conversation with Editor, Business Today, Sourav Majumdar, the Chairman of SAIL, Soma Mondal said that the Indian woman today is ready to take bold steps towards leadership.
Sunil Mittal, Founder and Chairman Bharti Enterprises, on Friday said that there would not be a monopoly in the telecom sector in India.
With better operational efficiencies in many traditionally polluting sectors and a great talent pool, India stands a great chance …
At the Business Today India@100 Economy Summit, a panel discussion - The 'Regulatory Cholesterol' That is Getting in the Way of Doing Business – highlighted the fact that businesses in India are bound by huge number of laws that actually make companies look at ways to stay outside the orgnaised segment.
Rane told Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director (Publishing), India Today Group: "A court of inquiry was set up and it was concluded that the SOPs were not followed by the three IAF officers."
Recent government initiatives to open up strategically sensitive sectors such as space and defence has encouraged private enterprise's entry.
“No electricity is free. Either the taxpayer is paying for it or someone else is. I want to ask the minister (chief ministers), who is paying for the freebies? Succeeding generations will have to pay for it. Do we want to become like Sri Lanka,” asked RK Singh.
“Coal is something that concerns us. If you look at our domestic coal consumption, it is about 3 lakh tonnes more than our domestic coal arrival. It's a matter of worry,” said Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh.
"I think India will be $18-20 trillion economy by 2047, six times bigger than what it is currently," economist Ajit Ranade said.
In a panel discussion for BT's India@100 summit, the overriding idea was the various ways by which digitisation has altered consumption patterns in India in the wake of the pandemic.
As per Subramaniam, “Moonlighting is an ethical issue, we need to inculcate the ethics and (idea of) being right and if we make something like this for short-term gains, in the long-term we will lose out.”
TCS COO N Ganapathy Subramaniam was speaking at Business Today's India@100 Summit in a session moderated by its Editor Sourav Majumdar.
Pradhan added that the Modi government aims to upgrade the whole education system, and skill workers so that the country can have global companies, and global citizens.
A few regulations are par for the course, but foreign universities are welcome as India wants to de-bottleneck its education system, the minister said.
Pradhan's comments comes in the backdrop of a much-talked-about article on Delhi's education model under the Kejriwal government which appeared in the NYT.
The minister also said that India had planned an aggressive expansion of airport capacity through a Rs 97,000 crore Capex plan.
“I accept this challenge, we will have to (create) innovative models, the challenge for our education is affordability, accessibility, quality and inclusivity,this country has to approach multi-prong strategy", Pradhan said.
The minister, who was speaking at BT's India@100 event, noted that the moment he became a minister, he said that the moment he became CM, the whole drone policy was overhauled and all the permissions, all the fees, he said.
Using the example of Air India, the Union Minister underscored that he believes it is high time the government changes its approach from that of being a regulator to being a facilitator.
Commenting on the heavy taxations on ATF that airlines have been battling, Scindia said at the Business Today's India @ 100 summit
Organisations would need to get their technology, talent and governance strategies right to be able to ride the ensuing wave of Industry 4.0 and reap timely and meaningful benefits.
After seeing 5X growth in less than two decades, the Indian economy encountered the pandemic speed-breaker, but with inclusive policy reforms and enabling infrastructure, we can get back on track soon.
Across industries, most new enterprise creations outside of physical infra-heavy businesses will be tech start-ups. That would mean a rush of unicorns.
Covid-19 has forced companies to bring supply chains to the front and centre of their strategy. Going forward, successful firms will be those with strong supply chains
Every organisation will need a new digital fabric for collaboration that brings together both digital and physical spaces and empowers everyone to participate
As pent-up demand keeps the economy poised for a bounce-back, pragmatic policy reforms and a vibrant disinvestment process can ensure that the metals and mining industry helps India and its citizens prosper
As the start-up investment ecosystem evolves post-pandemic, angel investors, global players and entrepreneurs-turned-investors want to be part of the next big market
If you look across the technology sector - from travel, food-tech, ed-tech, agri-tech, healthcare, transportation, and fintech - India's Internet is defined and shaped by proudly Indian companies