Free Press Journal
  • FPJ Special: ‘Re-imagining Mumbai’ to find solutions for cleaner, less congested city

    With the passing of time, concerns around congestion and waste management for the financial city continues to grow. Despite various infrastructure projects—some that have been completed and some in inception— there is ​little relief. There is lot more that needs to be addressed which will be discussed at the upcoming discussion titled ‘Re-imagining Mumbai – cleaner and less congested’ which will be held in IMC Chambers, Churchgate on August 22, 2017.

  • FPJ-IMC Solar Power

    Spotlight on solar energy

    The FPJ-IMC Forum organised a panel discussion with experts at the Indian Merchants Chamber, Mumbai. The keynote address was given by Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India. The panel comprised Jayant Parimal, CEO, Adani Green Energy andVikram Kailas, Managing Director, Mytrah Energy. The event was moderated by R.N.Bhaskar of FPJ with editorial support from Pankaj Joshi.

  • NPA’s : Who took the Bank’s Money?

    The concept of non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans in everyman’s language, is nothing new for the banking sector.

  • Fixing Mumbaikars’ infrastructural woes

    The FPJ-IMC Forum organized a panel discussion with experts at the Indian Merchants Chamber, Mumbai.  The panel comprised  Mrs. Ashwini Bhide, IAS, Managing Director, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation; Ajoy Mehta, IAS, Municipal Commissioner, MCGM; and U.P.S. Madan, IAS, Commissioner, MMRDA.  The event was moderated by R.N.Bhaskar of FPJ with editorial support from Pankaj Joshi.

  • Dairy Industry

    Dairy Industry & Its Relevance to India

    The third joint forum of The Free Press Journal & Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) was held on 22 March 2016 to discuss the concept of dairy industry and its relevance to India.Milk as a consumption item has never failed to excite India. But it was Dr. Kurien who gave a new impetus to the supply side of milk as well.  He did this through the NDDB (National Dairy Development Board) and the

  • Global crude oil market outlook and implications for India

    From close to $100 a barrel in mid-2014, world crude oil market prices have collapsed to less than $40 a barrel by end-2015. To crystal-gaze into the future and come up with likely scenarios a high-powered panel got together under the FPJ-IMC Forum on “Global Crude Oil Market and its Implications for India”. This forum was jointly organised on January 27, 2016 by Economic Research and Training Foundation (ERTF) of Indian Merchants’

  • Will Power Tariffs go up

    The Future Of Power Tariffs

    The Free Press Journal in association with the Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) presented a panel discussion on the future of power tariffs in India on 5 January, 2016.To discuss this, the FPJ-IMC Forum organized a panel discussion with experts at the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC), Mumbai. The panel comprised (in alphabetical order) Pramod Deo, Ex-Chairman, CERC; Suhas Harinarayanan, Executive Director & Head of Research, JM Financial; Mukesh Khullar, Principal Secretary-Energy, Government of Maharashtra; Anil