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Manufacturing growth needs a push
Sep 04, 2013

Manufacturing growth needs a push

It is important that manufacturing growth picks up otherwise India's demographic dividend in terms of having a youthful population could become a demographic liability. Around half of India's population is under 25 years old. Unless they have jobs or job prospects, they will become dissatisfied and disgruntled.

Additive manufacturing in India
Dec 14, 2023

Additive manufacturing in India

With the incorporation of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 4D Printing, additive manufacturing is to be one of the primary

Charging India’s battery manufacturing capacity
Aug 27, 2020

Charging India’s battery manufacturing capacity

India could jump a complete technology phase by moving straight to novel battery technologies and strategically reduce its battery import dependence a

Encouragement, not protectionism, needed to strengthen India’s solar PV manufacturing capacity
Apr 11, 2019

Encouragement, not protectionism, needed to strengthen India’s solar PV manufacturing capacity

In India, a prime factor for the slowdown in the solar photovoltaics (PV) sector in 2018 was the implementation of the safeguard duty on imported sola

Exploring India’s manufacturing exports dynamics
Jul 02, 2022

Exploring India’s manufacturing exports dynamics

Is India missing out on the opportunity to expand its export-led growth by not focusing on low-skill manufacturing?

ICT Adoption and Productivity Gains in Indian Manufacturing
Jul 28, 2023

ICT Adoption and Productivity Gains in Indian Manufacturing

Adoption of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) can affect the performance of firms in a variety of ways, including faster processing of information and products, the facilitation of changes in business practices and improved internal organisation and management. Indeed, much of the recent research on developed countries in this area has emphasised less the adoption decision per se than what adoption facilitates. In particular, ICT is

India chasing a fleeting manufacturing dream
Jun 07, 2020

India chasing a fleeting manufacturing dream

With the current rise in automation — a trend that has gained strength due to COVID-19 — the manufacturing sector’s ability to absorb traditiona

India's pharmaceutical manufacturing power: A decisive force in Africa’s battle against malaria
Jul 13, 2023

India's pharmaceutical manufacturing power: A decisive force in Africa’s battle against malaria

India plays a pivotal role in the crucial fight against malaria by ensuring the successful production and distribution of the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine

Land policy vital for Modi's manufacturing dream
Apr 13, 2015

Land policy vital for Modi's manufacturing dream

The land amendment bill, brought in by the Modi government, represents a crucial plank of his government's economic agenda to turbocharge Indian growth. The government would find it difficult to execute its Make-in-India policy without improving the legislative framework for land acquisition.

Productivity growth in Indian manufacturing: Policy implications from an econometric analysis
Jan 08, 2018

Productivity growth in Indian manufacturing: Policy implications from an econometric analysis

This paper evaluates the impact of various policy reforms, including the economic reforms of the 1990s, on India’s manufacturing sector. Covering the priority sectors relevant to the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, the paper analyses the productivity of registered manufacturing units from 1974-75 to 2012-13. It offers empirical evidence on the growth of productivity in the organised manufacturing sector through an inter-tem

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) gears up to double its production by 2025
Sep 25, 2021

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) gears up to double its production by 2025

It is yet to be seen how successful SMIC will be in competing with more advanced manufacturers like those in Taiwan and Samsung

Sino Techno-Nationalism Powers Through With ‘China Manufacturing 2025’
Jun 09, 2021

Sino Techno-Nationalism Powers Through With ‘China Manufacturing 2025’

Despite being the ‘factory of the world,’ many of China’s industrial sectors are energy-intensive and have low value-add. At the same time, global firms are increasingly moving towards sophisticated low-cost manufacturing techniques for higher productivity gains. As a result, the Chinese Communist Party is keen to upgrade the country’s industrial base to compete in the more advanced segments, such as information technology, through the �

Transforming manufacturing dynamics: A look into India's PLI scheme
Apr 22, 2024

Transforming manufacturing dynamics: A look into India's PLI scheme

The successful implementation of the PLI scheme will be crucial in realising India's vision of becoming a leading manufacturing hub on the world stage

Why India must revive its manufacturing sector
Feb 25, 2014

Why India must revive its manufacturing sector

The most urgent need is to upgrade India's physical infrastructure to encourage domestic and foreign direct investment in the manufacturing sector. This will absorb the rural labor surplus that is migrating to the cities by providing employment in labor-intensive, less technology-intensive manufacturing, regulated by humane labor laws catering to the contemporary needs of the economy.

2023 मध्ये भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था
Jan 18, 2024

2023 मध्ये भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था

2024 मध्ये जैविक, जबाबदार वाढ सुनिश्चित करण्यासाठी भारताला

A global pandemic and globalisation
Apr 12, 2020

A global pandemic and globalisation

From re-nationalisation of manufacturing to more restricted flow of people, prepare for a new world

A new US-India trade deal soon?
Dec 17, 2019

A new US-India trade deal soon?

The India-US trade relations have been gaining momentum over the years, especially in merchandise trade. India has a trade surplus of $31 billion with

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad
Sep 24, 2021

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad

India could spearhead Quad’s Supply chain resilience Agenda by becoming the next economic pivot with the support of other members, by enhancing its

A sustainable semiconductor mission for India
Nov 09, 2022

A sustainable semiconductor mission for India

As India sets out to be the next key semiconductor hub, it should strive to make the manufacturing process more efficient and sustainable

Access to green technology only way to reduce to carbon emissions: Minister
Oct 21, 2015

Access to green technology only way to reduce to carbon emissions: Minister

Admitting that the government's 'Make in India' initiative will result in increase in carbon emissions as it focuses on manufacturing, and industries, India's Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javedkar emphasises the need for developing countries to get cheaper access to green technology on humanitarian grounds, notwithstanding Intellectual Property Rights.

AI Chips for China Face Additional US Restrictions
Apr 08, 2024

AI Chips for China Face Additional US Restrictions

China has criticized the latest round of new rules by saying that it will “disrupt the international semiconductor market as well as cooperation among enterprises.”

Analysing India’s shifting economic landscape
Dec 06, 2023

Analysing India’s shifting economic landscape

Leveraging India’s demographic dividend through education, skill development, and job creation can boost economic growth

Balancing innovation and employment
Nov 09, 2015

Balancing innovation and employment

India is strategically investing in manufacturing and industrialisation or more accurately reversing what has been called a "premature de-industrialization". However, while precision manufacture will create value, it will not create jobs, certainly not as many as India needs.

Can SMIC lead China’s semiconductor self-reliance dream?
Oct 04, 2021

Can SMIC lead China’s semiconductor self-reliance dream?

China is struggling to achieve its aim of becoming independent in semiconductor manufacturing as the US-China trade war is adversely affecting this in

Centre needs to continue pace of labour reforms
Dec 03, 2014

Centre needs to continue pace of labour reforms

The labour laws certainly represent a small step but the introduction of even small reforms in labour legislations was long awaited to keep at bay the rising discontent among domestic as well as foreign entrepreneurs from India's manufacturing sector.

China-UK: A strategic partnership
Oct 27, 2015

China-UK: A strategic partnership

Xi's visit to the United Kingdom was not about trade and investment only. It has an important strategic component, viz, shaping China as a truly global power. Recall that the end station of both the land and maritime components of the Belt Road Initiative is Europe. As China shifts its economy towards high-end manufacturing and services, it is targeting the European market, where its two largest partners are Germany and UK.

China’s one belt one road project is paving its way into Europe
May 15, 2017

China’s one belt one road project is paving its way into Europe

China wants to move its manufacturing up the value chain to become a producer and exporter of high-value goods, for which Europe can be the best market.

Chip-ageddon? The Race to Ace Tech Sovereignty
Sep 26, 2021

Chip-ageddon? The Race to Ace Tech Sovereignty

From Taiwan and South Korea to China and the US and EU, the race towards manufacturing semiconductor chips has only just begun

Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in uncertain systems
Apr 06, 2023

Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in uncertain systems

Policies and tailored interventions need to be adopted to mitigate the growing global threat of antimicrobial resistance

Commercial space mining: Economic and legal implications
Sep 24, 2017

Commercial space mining: Economic and legal implications

The United States and Luxembourg have adopted domestic space laws granting certain legal rights to space mining companies. These moves have initiated a debate on the future of this industry, as well as the passing of relevant laws governing outer space and its resources. This paper makes an assessment of commercial space mining activities in the broader context of the emerging space economy. It finds that entrepreneurs are increasingly looking at

Covid-19: Breathing new life into ‘Make in India’
Aug 19, 2020

Covid-19: Breathing new life into ‘Make in India’

The ‘Make in India’ scheme launched in 2014 could be the starting point in galvanising the economic resurgence in post-pandemic India.

Creating ‘doughnut’ cities for resilience in 2021
Dec 22, 2020

Creating ‘doughnut’ cities for resilience in 2021

The transition towards circular urban economies in India needs policy frameworks that allow the development of skills and the inclusion of informal wo

Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020: Imperatives for Further Reforms
Feb 04, 2021

Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020: Imperatives for Further Reforms

The Ministry of Defence released the Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020 (DAP 2020) in September last year, in a move to further streamline the procurement process and provide a boost to indigenous arms manufacturing. This brief argues that measures articulated in the DAP—highly anticipated as it was—need to be complemented by additional reforms to create a robust procurement machinery that supports faster and cheaper acquisition as well as hi

Defexpo 2014: Driver for India's defence industry
Feb 25, 2014

Defexpo 2014: Driver for India's defence industry

An all inclusive Defexpo would not only add greater character but also help the Indian companies explore the markets through a comparative framework and in turn enhance their manufacturing capabilities in the long term.

Democratising Technology for the Next Six Billion: India’s ‘Digital Public Goods’ Innovation
Nov 16, 2021

Democratising Technology for the Next Six Billion: India’s ‘Digital Public Goods’ Innovation

Access to, and development of indigenous digital platforms and cutting-edge technologies is imperative for robust socio-economic development and national security. In turn, such process needs to be democratised, and undertaken in a sustainable manner. India is a first mover in this novel idea of democratising technology and developing Digital Public Goods. Operationalised in the digital infrastructure called India Stack, India’s strategy aims t

Drones are welcome, but where's the policy framework?
Jan 15, 2015

Drones are welcome, but where's the policy framework?

The Delhi police proposal to use drones for day-to-day law and order activities is bound to fail unless it is accompanied by a regulatory and manufacturing ecosystem for unmanned aerial vehicles

Education in China: A drive for excellence
Feb 15, 2013

Education in China: A drive for excellence

It is interesting to note the accommodations that China made in its educational system to inspire its exponential growth in economic and defence capability. Its educational reforms aimed at transitioning China from a manufacturing hub to a leader in innovation. Today China has the largest network of primary education in the world.

Effects of globalisation: Inflation and slow industrial growth
Sep 23, 2011

Effects of globalisation: Inflation and slow industrial growth

The combination of high food inflation, general inflation and lack of sufficient job opportunities due to slow growth in the manufacturing sector can spell disaster for a highly populated country like India.

Electric Vehicles in India: Filling the Gaps in Awareness and Policy
Oct 18, 2022

Electric Vehicles in India: Filling the Gaps in Awareness and Policy

In recent years, more governments have been giving greater attention to developing their countries’ electric vehicles (EV) sector as a strategy for minimising the harm that mass transportation can cause to human health and the environment. This paper tells the story of India’s EV initiative. It offers an overview of the national mission to push the manufacture and adoption of EVs; appraises the policies introduced by governments of select sta

Ensuring access to medicines in East Africa: Lessons from India
Jul 03, 2019

Ensuring access to medicines in East Africa: Lessons from India

Africa faces various challenges in ensuring equitable access to life-saving drugs. Drug prices in the continent are largely unregulated, making locally produced drugs more expensive than the imported ones. The African countries thus rely heavily on imports to meet their pharmaceutical needs. Further, the medicine delivery systems in the countries are encumbered by the poor implementation of regulatory policies, if they are in place at all. East A