All stories by Chidambaran G Iyer
Can India still catch the R&D bus?Rediff.com29 Jan 2019
China has consistently spent more than 2% of GDP on R&D while India's expenditure on R&D has stagnated around 0.7% of GDP. Can our government shore up resources so that we hit the R&D expenditure target of 2% of GDP set out by the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy of 2013, asks Chidambaran G Iyer, Senior Fellow, Pahle India Foundation.
Manufacturing may not generate jobs at the expected rateRediff.com24 Dec 2018
'From the time India liberalised in the 1990s, the government has policies are for facilitating the growth of the manufacturing sector.' 'The policies were put in the hope that growth of the manufacturing sector will lead to increased employment,' points out Chidambaran G Iyer, Senior Fellow, Pahle India Foundation.
Boosting exports key to solving India's economic woesRediff.com30 Oct 2018
A long term solution to reduce India's Current Account Deficit will be to increase India's share of global merchandise exports, so that we are able use our exports to fund our imports, points out Chidambaran G Iyer, Senior Fellow, Pahle India Foundation.