COST OF PRODUCTION
Low-cost ventilator maker AgVa asked to upgrade product
Diwakar Vaish of Noida-based AgVa Healthcare told ET that state-run hospitals JJ and St George in Mumbai, which had returned its ventilators after experts flagged issues with them, have sought an upgraded version.
Low-cost X-ray to detect virus among six products Bengaluru startups announced for Covid control
It was a matter of pride for the State as th...
Government increases scope of coal supply source swap
Coal India (CIL) has been appointed the nodal agency for the scheme and savings from th...
Suzuki defers production at new Maruti plant
Maruti’s parent Suzuki has decided to defer the start of production from a new car plant in Gujarat — being built with an investment of Rs 3,800 crore — till next year as a slowdown in demand due to the coronavirus is likely to keep buyer sentiment low.
Gear makers want government to address cost disadvantages vis-a-vis overseas markets to push local production
“Global vendors have also recommended that such a PLI should factor in a network vendor's R&D costs -- a significant chunk of local manufacturing costs -- and be linked to incremental equipment production catering to both domestic and export markets,” a top executive of a leading global networks gear maker told ET.
CPEC to be completed at all costs: Imran Khan
Terming the CPEC an excellent project for the country's socio-economic development, Imran said the gigantic multi-faceted initiative would guarantee a bright future for the nation. Lauding the performance of CPEC Authority, he said measures must be taken to improve its working as well as capacity.
Indian drug firms recall products in US market
While Lupin and Marksans Pharma are recalling diabetes drug, Aurobindo and Alembic are recalling psychiatric medication in the US market.
Will Xi Jinping’s muscle-flexing be counter-productive?
Xi faces a long haul in regaining the momentum that had seen him ride over the economic slowdown in 2015-16.
Why India is a more cost-effective trade option for Kathmandu
Proximity to Birgunj helps Haldia to cater to most of Kathmandu’s trade needs. Vishakhapatnam, on the other hand, is Nepal’s cargo gateway to China, Singapore, Southeast Asia, the US and Europe.
China's defence budget likely to grow despite economic cost of coronavirus
China set a 7.5% rise for the defence budget in 2019, outpacing what ended up as full-year gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.1% in the world's second-largest economy.
5 voluntary retirement products that you can consider
Mutual funds also offer designated pension plans. One can choose to remain invested and receive a periodic payment in the form of dividend or redemption while the rest of the funds continue to remain invested and grow.
Poor diets are costing businesses as much as $850 billion a year
The study examined 13 sectors — from mining and agriculture to construction and retail — in 19 countries. The greatest productivity losses from being undernourished were in agri, mining and construction, with Ethiopia and India facing the highest burden. The biggest impact from obesity was felt in the mining, education and health sectors.
Bankers in India are more productive working from home
Not everyone in the world of finance is in a position to work remotely on a long-term basis.
Telcos adopting OpenRAN tech to cut network costs
OpenRAN is compatible with 2G, 3G and 4G services, with 5G expected in the future, and allows more customization of the network architecture and capabilities creating opportunities for new business lines and improving customer experience
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