budget 2022

Budget 2022 – Sectorwise key announcements and new schemes

Public infrastructure A new mission – In Budget 2022‘PM GatiShakti National Master Plan’ has been announced which will focus on the development of – Roads, Railways, Airports, Ports, Mass Transport, Waterways, and Logistics…
Metaverse

Metaverse – Glimpse into the future from the technology under development

Metaverse Background The coronavirus pandemic has forced corporates around the world to rethink their future course of action. While the superhumans at the head of corporates cannot ensure their existence beyond human capabilities, they are…
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka – Debt trap, economic crisis and bankruptcy, explained

Sri Lanka - Debt Trap- Prologue On a sunny Sunday, I was enjoying my cup of coffee along with my newspaper. Suddenly, a loud voice came from the kitchen, “There’s no milk!” You might have been there, and you know exactly what is to…
GST

GST Annual Returns – FAQs on filing GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C

Prologue Governments run on taxpayers’ money. They have two major tasks – collect money from citizens by way of tax, and distribute it back to all citizens by way of governance services. While the Government may not be efficient in the…
Big Data

Big Data – How data is becoming the epicentre of modern world

Prologue Have you ever wondered about human history and our existence on this earth? Sounds like a heavy discussion, as it's not just about a few years, but many known and unknown million years and now 2021 also becomes a part of the same.…
influencers

Influencers – How social media stars are reshaping marketing!

Prologue When we are born, we are all the same – we know nothing about this world. We start looking up to those around us – the parents and the close ones and learn the basics of living – how to eat, walk and talk. As we grow older,…
Pollution

Pollution – The billion-dollar business opportunity

Prologue Around 490 BC, a Greek messenger ran a distance of 24 kilometres without stopping on his way to deliver a message of battle victory to the Greek capital Athens, to thwart the attempts of Persians to claim false victory in Athens,…
cloud kitchen

Cloud kitchen – How pandemic transformed the food industry!

Prologue My Grandma often used to say “If you want to save money, eat at home!” And I have found it true for most of my life till now. It’s not just about frugality, it is more about health and habits. It’s easy to go out, order…
unicorn startup

The Great Indian Unicorn Club – 71 and counting!

The Indian Unicorn startup Club consists of 71* startups who achieved unicorn status. The first company to do so in India was InMobi which achieved USD 1 billion valuations in 2011. Thereafter, Flipkart in 2012, Mu Sigma in 2013, Snapdeal in…
unicorn, startup india

Unicorns 71* – New Pride of India, Conglomerates of the future?

Prologue Centuries ago, India was the golden land on the earth. The civilisations flourished as we were blessed with nature on the land, valuable resources beneath, and the weather above. We were ahead of the world. However, the greed to conquer…