Business Today

Cover story | May 2, 2021

Factory to the World?

Factory to the World?

The Production Linked Incentive Scheme aims to build an Indian manufacturing base across 13 key sectors. What works. What doesn't

Editor's Note


Quest to Be the World's Factory

With total incentives committed going as high as Rs 1.99 lakh crore over five years, PLIs now rival some of the biggest Government of India outlays such as Rs 3.05 lakh crore for reforms-based result-linked power distribution sector scheme and the Rs 1.4 lakh-crore Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)

Leadership Spotlight


"Find Your Core Strengths and Focus on Them"

Chandru Kalro, Managing Director, TTK Prestige



A Rough Ride

Once the leader in SUVs, Mahindra has lost its crown. The company is resetting its gameplan to stay clear of me-too products, replacing them with vehicles intrinsic to its DNA. Can it rise again?



The Location Advantage

How location mapping services are helping businesses and governments work better



Betting on BoT

Worsening NHAI finances are forcing the government to go back to the build-operate-transfer model for road projects

Dead Cat Bounce?

The latest Business Today Business Confidence Index (BCI) shows slight improvement in overall sentiment despite the pessimism around economic and business issues



Jagdishan, The Banker Chef

"If I was not good at banking, I might have thought of becoming a chef," Sashi Jagdishan often jokes with colleagues

Kamath's Guitar Strings

"I could never get enough time to pursue my hobby seriously. Seven-eight years ago I bought my first guitar and started learning it on my own," says Nikhil Kamath of Zerodha

Turakhia's Travel Diary

A travel to Petra, Jordan, along with his family is on top of Bhavin Turakhia'swishlist once restrictions are lifted. "That's actually been on my bucket list along with a trip to Iceland hopefully by the end on 2021," he said



Exiting the Easy Money Circle

The RBI adopted multiple regulatory forbearance measures and ultra-loose monetary policy to counter economic headwinds. Now it has to work out an exit roadmap



Resilience at It's Best

Over the last year, Indian IT companies have struck some of their biggest deals ever, and have stayed resilient amid testing circumstances

Money Today

Playing It Safe

How to minimise interest rate, credit and liquidity risks in debt funds