Category: India

Clean-Up in Kharadi: A Humbling CSR Experience

Saturday March 17th was a humbling day in many ways. For an hour, I walked the neighborhood of Kharadi in Pune, India with my fellow Zensarians as we came together to help clean up one small patch of the city. We

Davos, Modi and Globalization

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is right. Isn’t it about time a world leader stepped forward, with kindness and grace, to say yes to moving forward together and no to the ‘It’s Mine!’ way of doing global business? All for one

Good Enough is Not Enough

The eighth annual Global Economic Summit in Hyderabad, India opened with promising news about the rise of women entrepreneurs. While an increase from five million women-owned businesses in 1997 to eleven million in 2016 in the US is positive, is

Global Development Presence

Although economic uncertainties continue in many pockets of the world, the next billion consumers are expected to drive ~$10 trillion towards global GDP by 2020. By the end of this decade, global GDP is expected to grow 40% to $90

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Global Indian Citizen – 2

Addressing the tenth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on Jan. 8, 2012 in Jaipur, India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh fulfilled one of the most important demands from Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) – the right to vote and hence, the ability to participate in

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Indian Engineering and R&D Services Industry

Indian Engineering and R&D (ER&D) is coming off age and doing so far more rapidly now to create its own identity within the overall IT segment. Engineering and R&D Services is a ~ $10 B industry and approx 20% of

Global Indian Citizen

Last week ( Jan 9th, 2010 ), Time of India carried out an article on the statement made by Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India , “Addressing the 8th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Singh said, “I recognize the legitimate desire

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Bay Area and India

Excerpt from my talk at the panel discussion organized by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute ; held at The Commonwealth Club, San Francisco on Nov 23rd, 2009 I want to take this opportunity to thank Bay Area Council Economic

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My Heart Goes for Mumbai

It’s now over 2 days and what’s happening in Mumbai, may as well change the way the world will look in times to come. My heart goes out to all the people who have died in this terrorist attack including

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