CSMIA: A Carbon Neutral Airport

Greenhouse gas (GHG) has long since had a significant impact on the environment resulting in a series of disasters due to climate change. While COVID-19 remains the most impactful event since 2020, the year also saw phenomenon like bushfires, flash floods, earthquakes, locust swarms and cyclones to name a few occur across the globe. The […]

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The sheer loss of biodiversity, in large part due to human actions is huge: Amit Banka, Wenaturalists

May 22 is marked as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) globally to celebrate natural diversity and spread awareness. Like every year a slogan has been selected to sets the tone of the campaign. To celebrate this year’s International biodiversity days the slogan is “We’re part of the solution”. Amit Banka, Founder & CEO, […]

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Scrappage policy- A step forward but a missed opportunity: Anumita Roychowdhury, CSE

An important step forward, but falls short of becoming an instrument of green recovery. The much awaited draft policy on vehicle scrappage is finally out. This outlines the incentives for scrapping, criteria for defining the end-of-life vehicles, and makes provision for scrapping facilities for safe disposal of waste and material recovery. This is certainly an […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Dinesh Patidar, Chairman and MD, Shakti Pumps India

Dinesh Patidar, Chairman & Managing Director, Shakti Pumps India Ltd sharing his views on the Budget 2021 said : “In this budget visionary approach has been adopted, health services have been given more emphasis keeping in mind the circumstances arising out of pandemic like COVID-19. The basic need of almost all sectors has been taken […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Tulsi Tanti, Chairman Suzlon Group and IWTMA

Tulsi Tanti, Chairman Suzlon Group and Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers (IWTMA) speaking on the Budget 2021 said “I am particularly inspired by the Union Budget presented by our FM . It has the right set of priorities and initiatives required to stimulate our nation’s economy post the COVID 19 crisis. The budget is bold and focusses […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Sumant Sinha – Chairman and MD, ReNew Power

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in her Budget 2021 speech announced a slew of taxation reforms along with an increased spending on healthcare , power and other sector. Sharing his views on the Budget 2021 Sumant Sinha – Chairman and MD, ReNew Power said “It is a growth oriented and forward looking Budget. “ […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Nagesh Basavanhalli, Group CEO & MD, Greaves Cotton Limited

Sharing his views on the budget 2021 Nagesh Basavanhalli, Group CEO & MD, Greaves Cotton Limited said “Long term progressive budget built on sound strategy for improving national health and economic recovery. The government’s resolve to support manufacturing and infrastructure sector is commendable. The emphasis on government spending in building pan-India transport and allied infrastructure […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA)

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) shared his views on the Budged 2021 tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman on February 1st . Here is what he said :- Scrapping Policy The announcement about the vehicle scrappage policy is a great opportunity and a welcome step. Under IESA’s EV Adopters Circle, we […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Anil Gupta, Chairman & MD, KEI Industries Ltd

Anil Gupta, Chairman & MD, KEI Industries Ltd said : “The prime objective of Budget’21 is to boost and revive the economy that suffered a major setback due to the global pandemic COVID-19 while also increasing the purchasing power of the customers. Allocation of Rs 3.05 lakh crore outlay over 5 years for a more […]

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