Baayee Vs. Yuokoma – India Prefers A Baayee

And for a Friday in Mumbai….. some thoughts…… The “Baayee” system in Mumbai, like the “Dabbawallas” are unbeatable, professional, passionate and performing. The efficiency of a typical “Baayee” of Mumbai is unmatchable, logistics is worked out. Walking distance from the hutment colony or the 6.18 local from Ghatkopar. Once at destination, it is clockwork and…

GST – Implications

And for a Friday of the Historic GST Bill…. Some thoughts… After the 1991 reforms, this is probably the biggest. All indirect taxes of the Central Govt – Central Excise, Addl. Excise, Service Tax, CVD etc. etc. will be subsumed in the Central GST and State Sales Tax, Octroi, Entry Tax, Purchase Tax, Luxury Tax…

DBT – Panacea for Inclusive Growth?

On a Friday returning from Delhi after the German ambassador’s “At Home Dinner”, some thoughts. Dr Martin Ney and his charming wife – Gabrielle hosted a select group and what an interesting evening with Dr. Vijay Joshi, the Emeritus Prof and Researcher from Oxford. His latest book – ‘India Long Road – The Search for…