Agrarian Technology in Developing India

And for another Friday, marvelling at Incredible India….. Incredible people – Mayank Gandhi, Parli Project, Technology Rural India….. some thoughts….. Worlds Largest – 462 mn Indian Workforce predominantly in Rural India in Agriculture and Construction. Use of Technology must change the face of Rural India and one day it will….. due the perseverance, commitment and…

Attukal Pongala – The Real Women’s Day

And for a Holi Friday….. Holi – the festival of colours in North India but today is Attukal Pongala, biggest woman’s event in Kerala….. some thoughts….. Kerala is famous for lots, highest literacy, European Human Index standards, Communism, Nooku Koolie etc. etc. But nothing like today, the Attukal Pongala day. Trivandrum – the capital city…

Corruption Perception Index – India Vs Thailand

And for a Friday in Bangkok attending a Strategy Conference, some musings….. some thoughts….. Bangkok is a fabulous Business Conference and as much a Holiday destination. Value for Money Luxury Hotels, good shopping, lovely Beaches, excellent cuisine and ofcourse the choicest of Massages. Lots have changed from my first visit in early seventies and thru…

PNB Scam – The Day After

And for a Friday of a big bank fraud – 11,300 crores siphoned from PNB….. some thoughts….. Basic Management principle in any crisis….. the Responsible Decision centre, in this case the RBI, must immediately restore confidence in the system. All international payments and banking commitments will be honoured. Deal with PNB and its Management later.…

Embracing the IDEA OF INDIA

And for a Friday at the PCGT annual event in Mumbai, some thoughts…… As a Trustee of PCGT (Public Concern for Governance Trust ), I am amazed by our Chairman – Padma Bhushan Julio Riberio – 90 years “Young” Warhorse, his childlike enthu, boundless Energy, Can-do Spirit and willingness to take up causes for the…