Naushad Forbes

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How to win the race against the virus

How to win the race against the virus

Rediff.com1 Apr 2021

The Johnson and Johnson and Sputnik vaccines should be approved now, as should the Pfizer and Moderna ones, suggests Naushad Forbes. Leave it to the companies to figure out how to put in place the right chilling infrastructure. Don't let a lack of approvals deprive the country of availability, suggests Naushad Forbes.

We must vaccinate 140 million people a month!

We must vaccinate 140 million people a month!

Rediff.com26 Feb 2021

At 8 million a month, times two doses, it will take us 17 years to administer the vaccine to our 800 million adults. The rollout must speed up twenty times, asserts Naushad Forbes.

Control Covid for economy to recover!

Control Covid for economy to recover!

Rediff.com15 Oct 2020

Unless we control the coronavirus, we are going to struggle to get our economy and country back on track. The spectre of the virus haunts recovery, warns Naushad Forbes.

How India can be truly Atma Nirbhar

How India can be truly Atma Nirbhar

Rediff.com20 Jul 2020

'India's future: To manufacture so efficiently that we do not need protection,' says Naushad Forbes.

'Henceforth, no Indian should fear the taxman'

'Henceforth, no Indian should fear the taxman'

Rediff.com31 Dec 2019

'We have set out a timetable to reduce income tax rates for all incomes below Rs 50 lakh, and to progressively eliminate the surcharges on income above Rs 50 lakh, by 2024.' The Budget speech past CII president Naushad Forbes wants to hear.

High Onion Prices? Modi must do nothing!

High Onion Prices? Modi must do nothing!

Rediff.com5 Nov 2019

'Let the high price of onions clear the market, matching supply with demand.' 'Let onion growers keep exporting -- we are the world's largest onion exporter, export 10% of our production,' advises Naushad Forbes.