IBEF: India Brand Equity Foundation
India Brand Equity Foundation DCXII July 19, 2016
In this issue
- What's NewIBEF
- Poll
- Conversations on Brand India
- Did You Know?
- Economy & Policy Snapshots
- They Said It
- Exclusive
- Focus: Exports
- Media: Blog
Twitter Facebook Youtube

The pay television sector in India can be expected to grow in sales at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2 per cent to touch US$ 14.5 billion by 2021 and US$ 18 billion by 2025. The sector is expected to generate US$ 9.4 billion in revenue this year, growing at 16 per cent year-on-year in 2016. Experts believe that digitalising India's 65 million analog subscribers presents a major opportunity for cable, DTH and other emerging pay TV platforms in the country.

In another significant development, the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) plans to set up and launch 50 India International Skill Centres in the country by the end of 2016. The Centres are expected to impart training to domestic workers, healthcare workers and across sectors like retail, security, capital goods, auto, construction tourism and hospitality. This would be done under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY) to youth seeking global mobility or migrating overseas for jobs.

Warm regards

Ravi Capoor, IAS
Chief Executive Officer
India Brand Equity Foundation
What's new@IBEF
INDIA@INNOPROM: Partnering For Growth
India Now Business & Economy carried out a special issue for India’s participation at INNOPROM 2016. The issue highlighted the participation of India as Partner Country at INNOPROM 2016 and India-Russia trade relations.
More >>
Poll India will be a global leader in the Internet of Things industry by 2020?

Vote Now

Show results >
Past polls
Conversations on Brand India
"India successfully showcased its strengths in the field of engineering at the flagship Russian international trade fair, INNOPROM 2016"

Ravi Capoor, IAS
Chief Executive Officer
India Brand Equity Foundation

Brand India Engineering at INNOPROM 2016

Did You Know?
India's pay television (TV) sector is expected to grow by 9.2 per cent year-on-year to Rs 97,150 crore (US$ 14.5 billion) by 2021 and Rs 120,000 crore (US$ 18 billion) by 2025.
Economy & Policy Snapshots
Government certifies 20 companies as incubators under Startup India
New Delhi: The Government of India has certified 20 private organisations as incubators under the Startup India Action Plan, which is expected to promote entrepreneurship, provide pre-incubation training and a seed fund for high growth start-ups in the country.
  NITI Aayog's Initiative to Create a Framework for Operating 500 Tinkering Labs Across India
New Delhi: The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) is working on a framework to operationalise 500 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in schools, aimed at creating an innovation ecosystem in the country.
NSDC to open 50 India International Skill Centres across the country
Lucknow: The National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) plans to set up and launch 50 India International Skill Centres in the country by the end of 2016, which will impart training to domestic workers, healthcare workers, retail, security, capital goods, auto, construction tourism and hospitality.
  MP Cabinet clears country's first 'Happiness department'
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has cleared a proposal for setting up the country's first ever Department of Happiness, which will work to ensure happiness in the lives of common people on the lines of Bhutan.
Biocon launches insulin Glargine in Japan
Mumbai: Biocon's partner firm Fujifilm Pharma has launched its biosimilar product Insulin Glargine in disposable pens in Japan after receiving approval from the Japanese health authority in the previous quarter.
  Amazon India opens largest fulfilment centre in Sonipat
New Delhi: Amazon, the Seattle-headquartered e-commerce company that operates an online marketplace, has opened its 22nd and largest fulfilment centre in Sonipat, Haryana with a capacity of more than 800,000 cubic ft.
They Said It
“The Indian infrastructure for pharmaceuticals has an incredible experience base of handling complicated products. Some of the best pharmaceutical entrepreneurs in the world are Indians.”
Mr Kieran Murphy
GE Healthcare Life Sciences
Exclusive   Focus: Industry
Travel: Crown Jewel
From raggedy hills, pristine valleys, dense forests and clear blue lakes, to innumerable orchids and the Siroi lily found here exclusively, Manipur packs in quite a punch (just like its most famous denizen, the indubitable boxer Mary Kom). Click here to read more about this exclusive travel article from the India Now Business & Economy magazine.
  Gems and Jewellery
India is the most preferred country in terms of gems and jewellery export. Indians have always been connoisseurs of precious stones and ornaments. Trade secrets of the jewellery business have been handed down over generations, ensuring continuity of traditional craft. Thus, India is today the world’s largest diamond cutting and polishing centre. Click here to read more about Indian Gems and Jewellery industry.
Media: Blog
Media: Interview   How is OYO catering to the changing needs of Millennials
Mr Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO Rooms shares his perspective on how OYO Rooms is bringing in a change in the habits of the new age Indian consumer in an exclusive article for IBEF.

Privacy Policy: All material, information, data, images or content in this newsletter are subject to copyright or other applicable intellectual property laws and no part of it can be reproduced in any form (including paper or electronic form) without prior written consent and approval from IBEF. Infringements are subject to prosecution under the applicable laws.
IBEF does not send unsolicited messages. If you wish to unsubscribe click here
More such stories available at www.ibef.org