In an interview with Josey Puliyenthuruthel and Goutam Das in his
wood-and-glass office at the Wipro headquarters in Bangalore, Premji
talks about the fightback, how his company needs to make incremental
changes next, how he sees Wipro in the future, and the role of his son
Infrastructure Development Finance Company has made a habit of riding turbulence out. The company that came out unscathed from the global financial meltdown is now cowering before old enemies.Despite doing everything right, IDFC faces some of its toughest challenges.
Manipur's economy is one of "transferred gross domestic product" as it is dependent on central grants and aids. The blockades and bandhs have done enough to cripple its economy. When everyone is obsessed about UP, near-forgotten Manipur is looking for a much-desired change.
The microfinance sector has just had its worst year ever. But a few models have bucked the trend and managed to thrive, recording growth and even building scale. Interestingly, some of these organisations are not-for-profit entities.