Monthly Archives: June 2010

Bhopal Tragedy and Politics

On Dec 2-3, 1984, poisonous methyl-iso-cyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal in the night, killing thousands immediately and many more over the years and maiming several others. I am sure the Bhopal tragedy was a major … Continue reading

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Powering India and Equipment Manufacturing

Let me start with good news first. If I go by media, a large number of private entrepreneurs and the big cooperates are rushing into adding power generation capacity in the country. Besides Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power and Tata Power, … Continue reading

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AJIRA: Down the Memory Lane

It happened perhaps in 1982. I became the Chief Production Engineer, Mechanical in Hindustan Motors, Uttarpara after working for almost ten years in production shop floor in Engine and Axle Plants. Banerji was working for me in as chief planning … Continue reading

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Hindustan Motors- Sick or Dead

Technically Hindustan Motors (HM) is going to BIFR now, as its liabilities have exceeded assets and net worth has become negative. The BIFR has become a mandatory requirement. However, HM has been sick for many years. Perhaps, with the death … Continue reading

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