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  • A hot topic of doubling farmer's income through cold chain

    FPJ and Moneycontrol Forum: Doubling farmer’s income through cold chain

    It is an irony for India which has a wide variety of horticultural crops, but only a very small portion of its crops moves efficiently and profitably across the nation. The cold chain industry is critical for the effective movement of these crops. It has seen investment but somehow the desired effectiveness is yet to be attained. In order to discuss the future of the cold chain, Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol

  • FPJ-Moneycontrol.com: India’s Road Ahead

    Connectivity—through roads, rail or waterways— is vital for stable GDP growth. At the micro level, it offers better access to education and income opportunities. Within this framework, the present Government has been doing a lot. In order to understand these activities of the government more deeply and the impact it could have, Free Press Journal in conjunction with Moneycontrol, organised ‘India’s road ahead’. Gracing the event was

  • Panel discussion on India’s Road Ahead: Prominent Indians deliberate the likely path to success

    Connectivity—through roads, rail or waterways— is vital for stable GDP growth. At the micro level, it offers better access to education and income opportunities. Within this framework, the present Government has been doing a lot. In order to understand these activities of the government more deeply and the impact it could have, Free Press Journal in conjunction with Moneycontrol, organised ‘India’s road ahead’. Gracing the event was Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road

  • Making India’s Road Ahead smoother: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari lays the roadmap

    Excerpts from the talk that Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India, gave at the India’s road to the future conference jointly organised by Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol on Saturday, 9 December 2017. The speech was delivered in Hindi, and given below are edited and translated excerpts from that talk.

  • India’s Road Ahead: Delhi-Mumbai highway to have lane for electric trucks, says Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai : In order to tackle emission levels in cities like Mumbai and New Delhi, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari  and his ministry is working towards setting up a special roadway along the dedicated freight corridor (DFC) for lanes which would allow only electric trucks along the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial corridor (DMIC).

  • Why India’s road ahead is a rather promising one

    Never before has the scope of the roads sector been enhanced as with the current government, and under the ministership of Nitin Gadkari. Today, the National highways — which accounted for anywhere between 55,000-70,000 km out of 3.5 million km of roadways in India  — has been expanded to account for around 2 lakh km. This has become possible because roads that used to belong to the state have

  • FPJ-IMC initiative: Food processing turning into a gold mine for India

    Mumbai: There is no doubt about food processing turning into a gold mine for India. But the question remains: who will benefit from this gold mine.  This was an issue that was discussed at FPJ-IMC forum, ‘Food Processing: The New Goldmine in India’, held at IMC on Friday. Moneycontrol was the digital partner for this event.

  • Ways and means to reach new Indian goldmine smoothly

    Mumbai: The Indian food and grocery market is the world’s sixth largest, and this shows the huge potential the food industry has in India. This will further grow in times to come.

  • Don’t expect big salary hikes this yr

    New Delhi : India Inc’s salary hikes in 2017 are projected to be at an eight-year low as per a survey by Aon Hewitt, which noted that the average pay hikes will be 9.5% across industries. It was 10.2% in 2016. The lowest projected hike was 6.6% in 2009 during the global financial crisis.

  • Audi India Plans Local Assembly of 2.0-litre TDI Engine

    Continuing with its Make in India plan, Audi is mulling to locally assemble the 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine that would begin by the end of this year. The rumours started emerging last year that Audi is planning local assembly of certain engines to reduce cost and accelerate production, but it seems now that the company is seriously thinking of implementing this. The said engine would be the second one after the 1.5-litre