India: The Renewable Hub in the making ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
Cover letter: India is expected to add close to 4,000 megawatt (MW) of solar power in 2016, much higher than 2,133 MW it added in 2015, according to a recent report. The Mercom Capital report fur...
|March 15, 2016|
India: Transforming the digital payment ecosystem ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of steps for promotion of payments through cards and digital means. The essential features...
|March 02, 2016|
India: US$ 1 trillion investment in power sector by 2030 ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
Indian power sector is expected to require US$ 1 trillion investment by 2030, with 40 per cent of power gear supplies estimated to be manufactured domestically and creation of 10 lakh jobs. With th...
|February 17, 2016|
India: Building Smart Cities ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
The Government of India has recently announced the 20 winners of the Smart City Challenge competition for financing during this financial year. Smart City Mission marks a paradigm shift towards urb...
|February 01, 2016|
India: Retail sector to reach US$ 1.2 trillion by 2020 ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
India's retail sector is expected to double to US$ 1.1-1.2 trillion by 2020 from the current US$ 630 billion, according to a recent report. Factors like income growth, rapid urbanisation and mo...
|January 19, 2016|
India: A mobile nation ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
India has become the only country in the world after China to cross one billion mobile phone subscribers. The number of mobile phone subscribers in India reached 1.03 billion in October 2015, up 0....
|January 05, 2016|
India: FDI grows by 13 per cent in H1 2015-16 ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India registered a growth of 13 per cent to reach US$ 16.63 billion during the first half of the current fiscal (April-September 2015) as compared to US$ 14.69 bi...
|December 09, 2015|
India: Renewal capital of the world ( FY 2015 - 2016 )
India's rooftop solar capacity stood at 525 megawatt (MW) this year, registering a growth of over 66 per cent. States like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Gujarat lead in total installed capacity i...
|November 24, 2015|