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by Ben Bas last modified Aug 30, 2015 06:59 AM

Unlock = Open, not Choked!

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Jun 15, 2020 03:04 AM
June 15, 2020

Don't let a virus stall initiatives and weaken the economy.

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Kick-start the economy with cash flow

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified May 24, 2020 08:43 PM
May 24, 2020

Pay government dues and enable high-speed connectivity

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High priced restrictive entry, distorted regulations make India's telecom sector unattractive

by Rekha Jain — last modified May 20, 2020 08:43 AM
May 20, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, the PM has emphasized the opportunity to attract FDI by transforming the business environment and urged policy makers to ease the way business is done.

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What BharatNet can learn from the rural-roads scheme: involve states, local bodies, private sector

by Rekha Jain — last modified May 20, 2020 08:12 AM
May 20, 2020

BharatNet appears to be foundering. It has a top-down approach with little involvement of the states, implementing agencies, or vendors. In contrast, PMGSY, considered a success, works in a bottom-up manner. Its implementation mechanism involves a dedicated agency from the user ministry, PWD, rural-road development agencies, gram panchayats, private operators, etc.

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Why India functions the way it does

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Feb 10, 2020 05:51 PM
February 10, 2020

Ever wondered who gains from the way we work?

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Save telecom with a reprise of NTP-99

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Feb 07, 2020 03:02 PM
February 07, 2020

Radical steps are needed to fix the telecom crisis

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The Telecom Crisis is an NPA Problem

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Dec 15, 2019 07:26 AM
December 15, 2019

After interim relief for telecom, structural reforms must follow.

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Traffic Rules, Mindset and On-Time Payments

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Sep 26, 2019 03:05 PM
September 26, 2019

There's no alternative to following the rules and working together with discipline for our common interests.

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Fix Problems Before Complete Failure

by Shyam Ponappa — last modified Jul 31, 2019 02:43 AM
July 31, 2019

We need some real solutions on the ground. Examples - Jet Airways post mortem findings applied as the way forward for difficult NPAs; and a radical change of course a

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