Business Today

Cover story | April 19, 2020

India Focus

India Focus

Once the current crisis is over, auto companies expect sops to make parts in India. The aim is to diversify sourcing away from a single destination like China

An Unkind Cut

A large number of MSMEs expect to resize operations in the coming months

On to New Domains

Indian IT to focus on covid-ravaged sectors and new geographies for quick ramp-up

A New Normal

FMCG, online retail, telecom and pharma seem to be the obvious gainers of the Covid-19 pandemic

Stocking Up

Centre is using the breather to tank up fuel storage as well as India's strategic oil reserves

Build a New Portfolio

Diversify and park money in select large caps available at throwaway prices

Big Bullet to Bite

what the centres package to combat corona crisis will do to indias already struggling economy

A Leaner Biz Model

Hospitality and Tourism sectors are going back to the drawing board to trim fixed costs, and opting for centralised procurement & sharing of back-end services

Designs for a Comeback

Gems and jewellery exporters will look at alternative options like value-added products, local sales and new emerging markets

Opportunity to Reposition Make in India

India's consumer durables businesses are working to reduce single-country sourcing of parts

Beyond China

Chemical and specialty chemical companies are revising their sourcing strategies

Captains Put Best Foot Forward

As the country fights COVID-19, industry leaders step in to show commitment to both their workers and society at large

Being Indian

Airlines are evaluating their expat pilots strategy to pare costs and rationalising route planning

Bank Buffer

Banks are passing on repo cut benefit to borrowers and tying up working capital limits to kickstart businesses

Editor's Note


Faster, Higher, Stronger...

If WFH does become the new norm as predicted, several industries, particularly IT firms, will free up expensive office spaces to cut cost drastically

Leadership Spotlight


"Financial Prudence is Crucial to Success and Scale in Business"

Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, Founder & Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group



Overhauling Crop Insurance

The problems with the Fasal Bima Yojana and how the scheme can be fixed

BT Management


Making Work From Home Work

How companies are keeping employees engaged and productive as they work from home due to the coronavirus lockdown



Humming Blues

Those who know Anand Mahindra well, also know that the Blues festival is not just a business endeavour for him



Telecom's Lost Cause

Why companies are caught between a rock and a hard place