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The circumstances aren’t as ‘rosy’ as they used to be, with the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) estimating that the unemployment rate in April this year climbed to 23.5%, up from 7.6% a year ago.
Layoffs and furloughs have become the order of the day. The Chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, took to Twitter to share her two cents on the economic slowdown with her 1.5 million followers. The Indian billionaire entrepreneur opined that businesses in India need to ‘reinvent and repurpose’ in the new norm.
Emphasising on the need to constantly change with time, Shaw said, ‘innovation is the need of the hour’.
Job losses r going to be a huge economic challenge. Businesses will need to reinvent n repurpose in this new norm.… https://t.co/fucKpIAt3m— Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (@kiranshaw) 1590986183000
Several netizens agreed with Miss Shaw’s thoughts.
This netizen, for instance, echoed Shaw’s thoughts and said ‘change is the only constant’. ‘Post COVID19, Millennial mindset won’t work,’ he added.
@kiranshaw That’s true Madam. Change is the only constant. Employees at what so ever level in existing jobs must ch… https://t.co/V7sg1NNdb0— Ashish Ranjan (@ranjanashish72) 1590986460000
Twitterati felt that adapting to Covid is a reality all businesses and service providers must accept.
@kiranshaw Adapting to COVID reality is a.must for all bussiness & service providers .— MaxfaxSurgeon (@SurgeonMaxfax) 1590986357000
@kiranshaw Yes very true. Also the innovations should be thrifty and have the provisions for retrofitting them to t… https://t.co/qZxyeclxdp— Ayan Chakraborty (@ayanckr) 1590986622000
Twitter user @indian_ordinary opined that making the consumer/customer feel safe is the key. “Does he feel comfortable walking into your office/Showroom to buy whatever it is you’re selling?” asked the netizen.
@kiranshaw Most, I think, will survive. But only the most innovative will grow and flourish. Making the customer… https://t.co/T8DbSzowI2— Ordinary Indian (@indian_ordinary) 1591026912000
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1 Comment on this Story
Sanujit Roy40 days ago
Startup went for innovation but returned with failure and have 70% candidates sitting without work