The Rath Yatra| India’s Logistics Chariot – Can it be all inclusive?

It’s funny how we are shrinking as a country. The eight tier1 cities see different zones trickle into one hub, and constitute a small ecosystem that flourishes on the diversity. When I landed up in Hyderabad, I taught myself some Telugu – “Chipandi” (vaguely, in slang it means Say what), “Cheruvu”,( a lake), “Mundu In-…

DEMONITIZATION AND THE IMPACT ON SMB’S

The recent demonetization of the 500 and 1000-rupee notes has created an uproar, both positive and negative across various industry verticals. However, we cannot deny that the decision has impacted businesses in huge ways over the past few weeks, at least in the short run. Many sectors that have a large proportion of cash transactions…

IN THE MAKING | THE VERNACULAR MOBILE

With the government ruling in favour of a mandate that makes it compulsory for all mobile handsets to have at least one Indian official regional language apart from Hindi and English, about one billion people (who do not speak Hindi or English) are about to be connected digitally. Such a move is expected to cause…