India seems to be prepared to take the step into energy efficient technology for waste water treatment, observes Jan Olsen, Director, Aeration Competence Centre (ACC), Siemens (Denmark), talking to Sumantra Das.
Tata Technologies, which started as a provider of specialised IT-enabled consulting, services and products to leading manufacturers, has now diversified into areas like infrastructure, industrial, heavy machinery and construction equipment verticals.
Indian Railways has to go in a big way to adopt IT in many areas as the requirement is huge. At the same time, funds allocated for such activities is inadequate showing that technology adoption is not on top of the Railway's budgetary allocation, or agenda. Sunil Kumar, Managing Director, Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), speaks with Sumantra Das.
If you thought only BOT projects were in trouble, think again. The faltering roads sector is increasingly dependent on sentiment, and this dependence is clear from the recent negativity that has crept even into EPC. Bringing back investor sentiment should now be supreme.
Correction in macro-economic fundamentals, the governmentÃ†s efforts to resolve power and roads issues, and policies being formulated point towards a healthy future. SS Mundra, Chairman and Managing Director, Bank of Baroda, explains to Sumantra Das
The implementation of reforms at the state power utility (SPU) level as well as of those initiated to mitigate fuel shortages remains key to power sector turnaround, says KVB Reddy, Executive Director, Essar Power, in an interview with Sumantra Das.