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GST: An Antidote for All Taxation Ailments?

Manik Seth
Would the amalgamation of various indirect taxes in one common tax really create a common market and relieve the tax payers from cascading effect of multiple taxes at multiple points without altering the ease of doing business and burdening the consumers’ pocket? Here is what the paper industry feels about...

Let’s Make in India

Manik Seth
Make in India is a major new national program designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property, and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure. With this program India’s manufacturing infrastructure and capacity for innovation are poised for phenomenal growth. New smart cities and industrial clusters are being developed...

Forecasting is always dicey, but everybody has to do it…..

Manik Seth
Forecasting is always dicey, but everybody has to do it, to know where the screw needs to be drilled, in order to grab the opportunities and face the challenges. People will have to think about strategy differently because the old style of industry analysis will not help. So, to make...

Pulp & Paper is Inherently Sustainable

Manik Seth
Mr. N Gopalaratnam, CMD, Seshasayee Paper and Boards Limited during the RISI Seminar addressed the audience about the importance of sustainability and its need in the growing business scenario. Here are the edited excerpts from his presentation. Sustainability is a highly debatable subject having the high intensity of investigation. And...

Technologies & Best Practices for Improving Paper Industry Performance

Manik Seth
IPMA and CII have partnered to facilitate continuous improvement in energy, water and environmental performance of Indian paper industry and help them in achieving the world class standards. With the same deliberation they organized 6th edition of Papertech at Hyderabad. We present here the excerpts of the views shared during...

Captain Speaks

Manik Seth
RISI organized a one day conference on 1st December 2010 at Chennai where most of the industry captains were present to address the challenges & opportunities, growth & sustainability for the Indian paper industry. Here are the subjects which were discussed and the comments of the industry experts on the same.
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Rendezvous with N. Gopalaratnam

Manik Seth
In continuation of our first feature on ‘Rendezvous with Paper People’ (with Harshpati Singhania), we have interviewed the intrepid Mr. N. Gopalaratnam. Technical guru and leader to the paper industry, Mr. Gopalaratnam carries on the luminous legacy of Late Shri S. Viswanathan, founder, Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd. Notably, he has presided and chaired over India’s major paper associations, and
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