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Mastering the new realities of India’s banking sector

– Banking in India is at a crossroads. Players that face the challenges head on and harness digital growth could scale up world-class businesses.
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Building a new energy security architecture

– The Honourable Prime Minister of India, while sharing his expectations from the hydrocarbon sector and the government’s... endeavour to achieve energy security, laid out his vision for India’s energy future in the form of four pillars—access, efficiency, sustainability and security.
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Seizing India’s capital-goods opportunity

– India’s domestic capital-goods sector is under-developed, weighed down by low investment in technology and talent. That may be... changing.
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Creating a ‘smart city’ from the ground up in India

– Palava shows a future that may work.
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India’s economy: Why the time for growth is now

– The driving forces of the country’s growth—including urbanization, a rising middle class, and increasing consumer spending—are... ripe for companies to seize upon.

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The four global forces breaking all the trends

– The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.

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A new emphasis on gainful employment in India

– As India’s labor market shifts, it is time to focus on improved quality of work and the income derived from it, not simply... the number of jobs being lost or created.
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Mastering the new realities of India’s banking sector

– Banking in India is at a crossroads. Players that face the challenges head on and harness digital growth could scale up world-class... businesses.
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Indian railways: On the fast track to growth

– The world’s third-largest rail network is at an inflection point. The Indian Government has laid out a number of initiatives to... transform the sector: this report examines Indian Railways’ challenges and opportunities as it seeks to accelerate investment, diversify operations, and improve customer satisfaction.
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India’s ascent: Five opportunities for growth and transformation

– The country could create sustainable economic conditions in five ways, such as promoting acceptable living standards, improving... the urban infrastructure, and unlocking the potential of women.
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Solving the puzzle of India’s petrochemical-intermediates shortfall

– The country’s upstream petrochemical and downstream specialties industries are expanding healthily. But a combination of... moves will be needed to meet India’s fast-growing demand for petrochemical intermediates.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in India

– Achieving gender equality in India would have a larger economic impact there than in any other region in the world—$700... billion of added GDP in 2025—but comprehensive change is needed.
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The Life Journey India

– While India is riding a wave of extraordinary economic growth, its life insurance sector is still at a nascent stage and its contribution... to value creation has been minimum.
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Private equity and India’s economic development

– Our new survey determines if India’s emerging private-equity sector has helped or hurt the country and its companies.
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Private equity in India: Once overestimated, now underserved

– General partners can use lessons from the past decade to build a new and better future.
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Indian Private Equity: Route to Resurgence

– Private equity in India as an asset class has evolved significantly over the past two decades. Today, the asset class is accepted... more readily by Indian entrepreneurs as a source of strategic capital that can play a transformational role in the growth of their businesses by bringing in required new capabilities and discipline unavailable from other forms of capital.
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Riding the wave of opportunity and optimism

– The Indian asset management industry enjoys a unique position of opportunity. An improving economy with potential reforms and... concerted action by industry players can usher in an era of significant growth and value creation. It is therefore important to assess the industry’s performance and the actions at this crucial stage of development to help it reach its true potential.

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In its fight against polio, India has shown the world that when its people set an ambitious goal, mobilise the country, and measure the impact, India’s promise is endless.

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