Arun Maira

Management consultant; Former Member of Planning Commission focussing on industrialisation, urbanisation and tourism policies; Former India Chairman of Boston Consulting Group.

A Plan To Grow Indian Manufacturing

India’s manufacturing sector needs to grow and contribute more toward the economy. In order to facilitate this growth, the Indian government has proposed a National Manufacturing Policy (NMP). Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission, presents his views on the government’s new policy.  Over the years, various policy initiatives and economic reforms have made India one of the fastest growing economies in the …

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Deconstructing Innovation

In conversation: Krishna Tanuku and Arun Maira Krishna Tanuku: I would like to focus on India’s R&D landscape and its role in addressing broader challenges for India. What role do you see the research community playing in addressing the socio-economic inequities of the country? While we are having a lot of measured economic growth in terms of GDP growth, we don’t seem …

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