Logistics industry has always been an underdog, and has not achieved the much deserved attention yet. The sector is full of potential, but we are still lacking optimal utilisation of resources.
Marianne Laigneau, Group Senior Executive and Vice President- International Division, ElectricitT de France (EDF), believes that India and France see eye-to-eye on fighting global warming and in making low carbon energy choices. 'Our company's strategy in India,' she says, 'Ã is in line with the vision of the Government of India of generating 40 per cent renewable energy by 2030, and we look forward to a long-term partnership with the government and other Indian stakeholders, mainly on three pillars.'
The Centre has stated that the Prime Ministers of Australia and India have made skill development a priority area of engagement in multiple sub-domains such as skill delivery, quality assessments and creation of transnational standards to ensure international mobility of IndiaÂ’s workforce.
Amidst expectations that economic activity would gather pace in the current year, there is optimism among companies that green shoots of recovery, which have started becoming evident, would be sustained. This finds a reflection in the CII Business Confidence Index (BCI) which has gone up to an all-time high of 64.1 during the fourth quarter of 2016-17 as against 56.5 recorded in the previous quarter.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organised its Delhi State Annual Session and a business conference. Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, Government of NCT of Delhi, inaugurated the business conference. He said, Â“The upcoming GST will be a tsunami of tax reforms and the small medium sector of Delhi might struggle to understand its fundamentals.Â”
Â“India, with a 7 per cent growth rate, is flowing against the tide despite the difficult economic environment prevailing across the world,Â” said Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).