#Analysis, #UK Edition - March 2018

Policy incentives, support organisations, universities and large corporates have all played a vital role in the evolution of an innovation-led scenario in India.

Over the centuries innovation has been a key change agent the world over in an effort to provide accessible and affordable solutions to dynamic consumer needs. It plays a crucial role in determining the industrial and economic competitiveness of any country.

#October 2017, #COUNTRY FOCUS/Australia

The world’s 13th largest economy is the ideal investment destination for Indian organisations seeking international expansion to secure access to natural resources – minerals and energy – and create assets, technologies and brands, claims the country’s trade and investment commission.

An economy with 26 years of consecutive growth integrated with Asia, Europe and North America; globally competitive industries; a smart, skilled workforce makes Australia an compelling investment destination.

#August 2017, #Last Word

The Indian PM has spelt out his vision for a New India ahead of the next General Election in the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, in past Independence Day addresses to the nation, announced grand flagship schemes that promise to transform India. So, one was expecting more of the same this year. Instead, the Prime Minister announced a vision – of a New India, that he urged all Indians to work towards, by 2022.

#April 2017, #Sector Focus/IT

A tech expert traces India’s journey from an outsourcing hub of the 1990s to an innovation destination of today.

When I first became aware of the Indian tech sector in 1993, India would have been the least likely candidate to be named an innovation hub. Back then, and for many years, it was known more as a place where you could outsource your software development at low cost. Or in manufacturing, as the then secretary of department of electronics used to tell me, it was becoming known for ‘screwdriver assembly’, whereby product kits were imported and then assembled in India for either local consumption or re-export.

#2016, #Yearend 2016, #Last Word

Governance systems developed ground-up in India can be replicated in other places in the world.

Over the last two centuries, India has adopted, or been forced to adopt, standards and systems imported from the West and imposed, except in some cases, from above. So, India’s judicial system is a copy of the British legal system, its education system is a product of Lord Macaulay’s disdain for all things Indian, its link language is also a gift from the former colonial masters and the Westminster model of democracy that India follows is a close replica of the British parliamentary system.