Monthly Archives: May 2013

Manufacturing India: And BanglaDesh

During my sole visit to BanglaDesh, I had some opportunity to visit some of facilities of apparel manufacturing in early 90s- basically huge halls with large number of sewing machines both in Dacca as well as in Chattogram. As far … Continue reading

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Manufacturing India: News and Views-1

Even in gloom around mainly because of political mess, many things are happening in India that are pretty inspiring. 1. Coram International, the Netherlands-based coordinated design bathroom company, which set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in India in 2012, also has … Continue reading

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Manufacturing India: MNCs

MNCs entered colonial India some even in late nineteenth century as traders. After independence, many got out, but some continued and set up its manufacturing plants in India. Scores of new ones have come in. For example,in 1888 Lever Brothers … Continue reading

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Manufacturing India: PSUs

Just after independence when the big industrial houses were not ready to put its money in capital intensive manufacturing sectors, be it steel, machine tools, shipbuilding or even drugs or telephone sets, the government decided to set up PSUs in … Continue reading

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Manufacturing India: Machine Tools

Machine Tools are the mother machines to manufacture almost every part that goes into engineering products. It was in 1957 that I first came across these machines in the workshop of IIT, Kharagpur. The machine tools in the workshop were … Continue reading

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3 Nights in Patna

I couldn’t make it to Vaishali to have the feel of the place that nurtured one of the oldest democratic system of governance, where both Mahavir And then Buddha came and created two of the earliest faiths- Jainism and Budhhism, … Continue reading

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