Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: manufacturing

Employment in 9 sectors rose by 2 lakh in July-Sept 2021, more women workers too: Govt report

Percentage of female workers increased from 29.3 per cent of those employed in April-June to 32.1 per cent in July-September, shows labour ministry's Quarterly Employment Survey.

SubscriberWrites: India has unrealistic dreams of semiconductor production. It needs a measured approach

The semiconductor value chain has three major components — Design, Fabrication, and Assembly and Testing.

Indian economy seems ready to accelerate as vaccination pace picks up

Addressing a public meeting, Banerjee, criticised Centre for not allowing her to attend global peace meet in Rome and claimed that such attempts by BJP will not succeed in stopping her.

India firmly committed to move forward with goal of clean and modern mobility, PM Modi says

In a message to India's auto industry body, PM Modi also said steps are being taken for value chain associated with auto manufacturing so that the industry becomes more productive.

June slowdown, slow recovery seen pushing RBI to hold interest rates next week

There was a contraction in both manufacturing and services sectors as curbs to control the virus spread hurt consumer demand and business activity.

PLI scheme expected to boost India’s production by $520 bn in next 5 years, says PM Modi

The prime minister said the current workforce in the manufacturing sectors, which will avail the Production-Linked Incentive scheme's benefits, will be doubled and jobs will increase.

Why the fortunes of corporate India are beginning to show a sharp recovery

Performance of corporate India showed a sharp recovery in October-December quarter. Decline in Covid-19 cases & step-up in vaccination will further support recovery in coming months.

This is NITI Aayog’s blueprint to make India a global manufacturing hub

After consultations with the Centre and states, Niti Aayog has prepared a roadmap to make India a manufacturing hub, and build physical infrastructure in the country.

IIP grows by 1% in December on manufacturing, enters positive territory after a month

Industrial production had plunged 18.7 per cent in March last year following the Covid-19 outbreak and remained in the negative zone till August 2020.

Manufacturing or high-tech? This is what India’s most prosperous states focus on

We studied the development models followed by Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. And the differences were stark.

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.