#DailyBookQuote 18Apr13 : C K Prahalad’s Fortune at Bottom of the Pyramid
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#DailyBookQuote 18Apr13 : C K Prahalad’s Fortune at Bottom of the Pyramid

#DailyBookQuote : 18th April 2013 – C K Prahalad (Aug 8, 1942 – Apr 16, 2010) –          C K Prahalad’s Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid The world’s most exciting, fastest-growing new market is where you least expect it, at the bottom of the pyramid. Collectively, the world’s billions of poor people have immense untapped buying … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 28Mar13 : Jim Collin’s Good to Great
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#DailyBookQuote 28Mar13 : Jim Collin’s Good to Great

#DailyBookQuote : 28th March 2013  –          James Collins (Jan 25, 1958)  James Collins’s Good to Great – Why some companies make the leap… and others don’t The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the … Continue reading

Economics & Politics / Rural India

#Indian #Agriculture : Minimum Support Price for Kharif (Monsoon) Crops Revised Upwards

#Indian #Agriculture : Minimum Support Price for Kharif (Monsoon) Crops Revised Upwards Jowar, Ragi, Groundnut, sunflower seed and Soyabean biggest gainers The word Kharif  comes from  Arabic which means “autumn”.  Kharif crops needs lots of water, hence grown in rainy season in India from June to September, majority of farmers in India are still dependent on rains … Continue reading

World Economic Outlook 2012 – IMF Report
Economics & Politics / Tractor Industry

World Economic Outlook 2012 – IMF Report

World Economic Outlook 2012 – IMF Report (PDF copy of the IMF April 2012 Report : World Economic Outlook 2012 – IMF Report) In line with the downward revision of India‘s GDP forecast by various agencies (both Indian and Global), IMF too has marginally downgraded the 2012 GDP forecast for India. The overall economic scenario across the … Continue reading

Economics & Politics / Rural India

Re-indexing what 252 mt of foodgrain estimate means for India

Originally posted on Resources Research:
Cereals, pulses, oilseeds and the cotton-jute-cane group – these charts show how production of these major crop groups has varied relative to their maxima for the 1997-98 to 2011-12 period. Rice 103 million tons. Wheat 90 million tons. That is the cereal base of the ‘third advance estimates’ of foodgrain…

Farm Mechanization in India
Economics & Politics / Rural India / Tractor Industry

Farm Mechanization in India

Farm Mechanization in India (excerpt from the State of Indian Agriculture : 2012 Report) Farm Machinery and Equipment Farm mechanization saves time and labor, cuts down crop production costs in the long run, reduces post-harvest losses and boosts crop output and farm income. Empirical evidence confirms that there is a strong correlation between farm mechanization … Continue reading