Author Archives: Prableen Kaur Jubbal

Union Budget 2013-14: Wish list to revive telecom sector

The Telecom Sector has faced ups and downs since the liberalization process started in the mid 1990s. NTP (National Telecom Policy) 1994 did not bring the desired results. The auction process was used to determine license fees in a duopoly regime leading to a high cost regime which did not result in affordability and spread of network. New Telecom Policy (NTP 1999) addressed these issues to a certain extent leading to an era of high growth resulting from enhanced competition and affordability.

Canon spruces up brand image

Digital imaging giant Canon India has consolidated its presence and commitment to the Indian market by setting up its trademark Neon Signs at the international airports of New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai. With this, Canon becomes the first Japanese company doing such a kind of out-of-home initiative in India. The company also forayed into commercial printing

Bhubaneswar: Slowdown woes

Clouds of slump, like most of the other cities, are looming over the Bhubaneswar market too. “Business is very mild and the market is obviously not in flow. It is lying dead since Dussehra,” lamented Arun Kumar Sutar of Global Systems & Services. Similar views were expressed by Debashish Patra, CEO, Emart 4 You and Brahma Prakash Mishra, CEO, Targous Technology. “Our market is no different than what is happening in other parts of the nation. There is almost a zero customer footfall,” commented Mishra.