Monthly Archives: May 2004

I smile and feel good when ..

I see a third lane being added to a road, a tree plantation coming up on sides of the roads or a well-planned dividing zone getting built on a road. I see a consistent increase in vehicular traffic – trailers … Continue reading

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Manufacturing sector – Dearth of technically skilled workforce

One of the priorities for the new government as per Mr. Jagdish Khattar, Managing director, Maruti Udyog Ltd. (MUL) must be “education, particularly in developing technically skilled workforce”. Mr. Khattar must be having the present standard of the students that … Continue reading

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An open letter for Shri Lalooji

Dear Lalooji – the De facto King of Bihar, Congratulations on your victory in Madhepura. And also for the almost guaranteed win in the upcoming countermanded election of Chhapra in advance, which is now only of academic interest. You are … Continue reading

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And then…

Indian roads are getting wider and better every day, 4-laned with clear cut dividing zone. Road surface quality has improved thereby making the drive smoother thanks to well done repair and lesser annoying pot holes. Cars with latest technology are … Continue reading

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US Billion $ mark and the Deming prize

Four companies joined the billion dollar club in just a month’s time – Ranbaxy (9th march), Infosys (13th April), Wipro (16th April) and Bharati Televentures (23rd April). This was followed by Murugappa group, Bajaj Auto and Tata Power. Reliance Industries, … Continue reading

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My Dilemma for Election 2004

Tomorrow (10.5.2004), I am going to exercise my most cherished right as a citizen of this great democracy. However, I find myself in a dilemma almost similar to the one that Arjuna had in Mahabharat. Unfortunately for me, I don’t … Continue reading

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Include a course on Japanese Management tools in high school

India’s industry level interactions with Japanese industry happened perhaps some time in early 80s. It allowed our professionals to learn the Japanese management styles and the tools they used in the management of their companies. Over the period, the tools … Continue reading

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