Shyam Ponappa

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5 things to do to tackle NPAs

5 things to do to tackle NPAs

Rediff.com18 Oct 2017

For stressed loans, the need is to prevent disruption in cash flows from a systemic perspective, conserving employment and assets in untainted enterprises with the potential for recovery, says Shyam Ponappa.

The 'C' word India needs (and it's not cashless)

The 'C' word India needs (and it's not cashless)

Rediff.com13 Jan 2017

Cashless transactions need ubiquitous connectivity, which we don't have. And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence, says Shyam Ponappa.

Digital India or a distant dream?

Digital India or a distant dream?

Rediff.com7 Apr 2016

It's time the government accepts that Digital India is too distant.

Spectrum bounty: How much will the govt get?

Spectrum bounty: How much will the govt get?

Rediff.com3 Mar 2016

The marketplace was simply not conducive to the extension and evolution of broadband networks, particularly for less dense rural markets, so connectivity and services suffered.

Agreed, market forces not in govt's hand but few reforms can help

Agreed, market forces not in govt's hand but few reforms can help

Rediff.com4 Jun 2015

The govt must fix regulatory hurdles to ensure growth.

Weighing India's progress amid economic uncertainties

Weighing India's progress amid economic uncertainties

Rediff.com2 Apr 2015

Examples of coordinated initiatives.

How Railways can pave the way for a Digital India

How Railways can pave the way for a Digital India

Rediff.com5 Mar 2015

Railway Budget is the first indicator of possibly better days

Despite big talks, India is miles away from digitisation

Despite big talks, India is miles away from digitisation

Rediff.com4 Dec 2014

India must change approach and have better access to networks to fulfil its digitisation dream.

India's systemic flaws, a big barrier to growth

India's systemic flaws, a big barrier to growth

Rediff.com6 Nov 2014

What we want from spectrum allocation is access to broadband networks at prices that will result in productivity gains.

Why India's coal policy needs a makeover

Why India's coal policy needs a makeover

Rediff.com2 Oct 2014

Realistically, coal will be the major fuel for electricity generation in India, as in America, for a long time.

Game-changing policies can put the economy on track

Game-changing policies can put the economy on track

Rediff.com7 Aug 2014

We need transformative policies and incentives with purpose, especially in solar power and digital infrastructure.