Tarun Khanna, Director, South Asia Institute, Harvard University and Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School says companies can sponsor colleges to create apprentice programmes between colleges and companies. They can work with colleges to develop training curricula.
India has the potential to lead the world, but what is pulling it down
is the mindset of corruption and lack of ethics. A quality mindset can
bring about change. Quality mindset means an appreciation of very basic values such as honesty and integrity.
Channapatna is called the Toy Town of Karnataka. The town's fortunes are now turning around thanks to niche toymakers
focused on lacware, e-commerce websites and designers who want to make
these toys contemporary and popular again.
After years of delay, the university has begun operating out of a small
campus near the ruins of the old school and will have a partial launch
next year. In some ways, the revival of Nalanda is seen as the revival of Bihar.
Thomas DeLong says a crisis can destroy an organisation if it does not respond
appropriately. During a crisis or in a low growth environment,
organisations fall apart, unless they have leaders with the courage to
be transparent and set an example.
Co-authors of a new book, Reimagining India, Barnik C. Maitra & Adil Zainulbhai, say in order for India to transform into a global superpower, the act of
reimagination - whether radical or subtle - will be vital.
According to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly
doubled since 1980. Subsequently, the desire to look and feel good,
coupled with a preventive approach to health care, has led to increased
demand for not just services but also products.
The MFI industry's loan portfolio grew in 2012/13 after falling in the previous year. The resurgence began when the Reserve Bank of India announced in 2011 a
series of measures, including a cap on interest rates MFIs charge
borrowers, to govern the hitherto unregulated industry.
1.4 million tourists visited the Kashmir Valley in 2011/12. The state government's renewed focus on reviving tourism, which contributes about seven per cent to the local economy, has helped the tourism industry.