Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: manufacturing

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.

Sunil Vachani’s Dixon Technologies is showing global manufacturing can happen in India

Dixon produces about 4 million smartphones a month for brands including Samsung. It is also making TVs for Xiaomi, washing machines for LG and lighting products for Philips.

India must check its GDP optimism. IIP data shows why

Government consumption has already reached its limits and will not be able to prop the economy up any longer.

Like it or not, future of Indian economy will have to be built on services, not manufacturing

It’s time to acknowledge that India is not going to replicate the export orientation of the East Asian manufacturing story, or even that of Bangladesh.

Why Indian economy seems set for revival in the new year after a tough 2020

India’s GDP is projected to contract in FY21. But as restrictions ease, supply side disruptions are addressed and demand picks up, the economy is expected to rebound.

Ministerial panel questioning NGT mandate, but forgets the body is always on Centre’s side

The National Green Tribunal decided on 34 appeals against the Centre’s decision to grant environmental clearances in 2020 — it dismissed all except three.

Pushing India to surpass China as world’s biggest mobile manufacturer, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Calling electronic manufacturing an area of ‘great passion’, Union Minister Prasad says PLI scheme will showcase India as an alternative manufacturing location.

NGT decisions causing losses to industry, need to look at its mandate — ministerial panel

The group of ministers looking into making India a manufacturing hub has flagged how NGT's decisions could be pushing industry into litigation.

Let industries buy land directly from farmers, Smriti Irani-led GoM suggests to states

Group of Ministers on manufacturing flags need to shorten land acquisition process for industries, but clarifies they’ll still need to seek permission.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.