Articles tagged under: FDI in India

Gujarat and Japan: Lessons of Vibrancy for India – Part- 1

February 17, 2013

By Somindu.S.Ahmedabad, 17 February 2013 With the official announcement that our GDP may not grow beyond 5%, it is almost a last straw on Indian Investment Story to many global investors. India’s gasping Elephant is finding regular mention in global press now. In spite of all the promises; dismal infrastructure, poor policies and low growth are forming a vicious circle that is leading to low confidence by investors. In a very layman’s terms, Disinvestment, Tax r...Read More

How Vibrant Gujarat became driving force for DMIC

November 22, 2012

By Somindu.S.Ahmedabad, 22 November 2012 As I was witnessing and occasionally tweeting on Modi's successful trip to Japan, it was very unfortunate to find people back home who do not have any idea of the significance were behaving like frog in a well. If so called main stream media was busy focusing only on Manesar and Modi, the local Bapus to Kakas of Gujarat were ridiculing his trip. Some of the leader even questioning the invitation and raising big question over the...Read More

Gujarat is no.1 in private investment:ASSOCHAM

October 26, 2012

Ahmedabad, 26 October 2012 According to a study carried out by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India(ASSOCHAM), Gujarat accounts for the highest share in the total outstanding private sector investments including both domestic and foreign private sectors across India. Of the total outstanding investments in Gujarat worth over Rs 14.8 lakh crore, private sector accounts for over Rs 10.3 lakh crore. The state registers a share of about 12.5%(highest) i...Read More

India’s Port of Calling: Perils of welfare state- lessons for Vibrant Gujarat

October 21, 2012

By Somindu.S.Ahmedabad, 21 October 2012 India's Port of Calling: Perils of welfare state- lessons for VibrantGujarat At the outset, I must say that it took me some time to get back to this epic series on India's port of visit, I was compelled to pen down my thoughts on Japan’s new found love and respect for Gujarat and I hope to do a sequel to the Article Swagatam . So far on the series, we tried to see how under-reformed India had seen power moving to periphery an...Read More

India’s port of calling: Credible Gujarat and Diligent TamilNadu

April 23, 2012
India’s port of calling: Credible Gujarat and Diligent TamilNadu

By Somindu.S. Ahmedabad, 23 April 2012 With so much support from the enlightened and interested DG readers on previous posts on Gujarat’s Economic Development, I have decided to write a series of articles on comparing Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Both these states are high on radar of global investors and usually become first call for one reason or another. Today when any investor looks to India, very soon they realize that Golden India as hyped outside is just a mirage and no...Read More