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State of the Economy 2018

Eye On The Future
Businesses across the country’s industrial clusters are optimistic about FY19

Kripa Mahalingam

Spring Back

In today’s age when the industry is looking to AI and IoT for answers, our institutions are unable to keep up with the skill requirements

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 08 , 2018

Eye On The Future

Businesses across the country’s industrial clusters are optimistic about FY19

Kripa Mahalingam | MAR 07 , 2018

Back to the Grind

Industrial units in Rajasthan’s Bhiwadi area continue to grapple with poor connectivity but are getting over GST pangs

Himanshu Kakkar | MAR 06 , 2018

On Auto Pilot

Faridabad displays a positive growth sentiment having overcome the demonetisation and GST hump

Himanshu Kakkar | MAR 05 , 2018

Betting on Better Times

After the initial struggle with GST implementation, SMEs in Noida-Ghaziabad are hoping to get business back on track 

Shilpa Elizabeth Abraham | MAR 02 , 2018

Staying Put

Even as the tax holiday comes to an end, businesses in Pantnagar say better infrastructure will drive future investments and sustain the growth momentum

Himanshu Kakkar | MAR 01 , 2018

Same Old Problem

Howrah’s traditional industries like jute and foundries are struggling, while younger sectors like software services face a Catch-22 situation

Somdyuti Datta Ray | FEB 28 , 2018

Sitting Tight

While powder coaters and plastic makers in Peenya await favourable policy changes, CNC manufacturers are riding a steady growth wave

Laveena Iyer | FEB 27 , 2018

Cutting it fine

Pimpri-Chinchwad continues to battle rising commodity prices and labour cost but remains cautiously optimistic

Bhakti Tambe | FEB 26 , 2018

White-Collar Dreams

Business is looking up in Nashik and Aurangabad, but labour issues — rising costs, shortage of skilled workers and unionisation — continue to play spoilsport

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 23 , 2018

Only a Handful

The transition from a predominantly cash economy is shifting the balance towards large players, as small players struggle to survive in the post-GST regime

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 22 , 2018


The food industry has taken a hit  on the bottomline, while several other industries face a severe crunch in Rajkot

Naini Thaker | FEB 21 , 2018


By expanding product lines and bumping up exports, Morbi’s ceramic manufacturers have found their way around the slowdown

Naini Thaker | FEB 20 , 2018

Business As Usual

Even as the rest of the country grappled with GST, the Naroda cluster wasted no time in getting back on track 

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 19 , 2018