Sunday , 23 April 2017

B & C

Goa’s Lamani landscape

It would be easy to dismiss the Lamanis as migrant nomads.  The community members in Goa have evolved to contribute wholeheartedly to local economy and become mainstream residents, says Taurappa Lamani* The clamor of Goankarpon among ministers and talks of driving away migrants has created ripples of unease among the Lamani community. It has created a sense of insecurity among ... Read More »

Management Information Systems – owner’s necessity

Ashutosh Kharangate* Can anyone tell me why a profit and loss account is made for a specified period of 12 months or a balance sheet as on a particular date? Most answers I get are for income tax purposes. In the last 4 years of our firm’s existence, we have been instrumental in developing and maintaining the Management Information Systems ... Read More »

Ethics of investment

Tensing Rodrigues* Can there be ethics in investment? I do not know. But there can be situations when you are called upon to make an ethical choice before you decide to invest or not. And I am not talking about what normally goes as ethical investment, such as not investing in pharmaceutical companies that test drugs on animals or not ... Read More »

‘Increased stake reflects our commitment to JV’

After the announcement of increase in stake from 26 per cent to 49 per cent in Kineco Kaman Composites India Pvt. Ltd, recently, Neal J. Keating, president and chief executive officer of Kaman Corporation had a chat with Bhiva P Parab Q: Why have you decided to increase the stake in Indian manufacturing joint venture Kineco Kaman? First of all ... Read More »

Goa Marriott strikes a pink note

Team B&C | NT Supermodel Milind Soman’s interest in marathon runs is well known. Recently he was in Goa to tie-up corporate sponsorship for the second edition of Pinkathon coming up on May 28 2017. Goa Marriott Resort & Spa struck a pink note as the official luxury and host partner for Pinkathon 2017. This was announced by the supermodel ... Read More »

‘Monitoring of waste management systems not up to the mark in Goa’

Tackling garbage is a hot topic. Recently Saurabh Shah, vice president, environment and biotech division of Excel Industries was in Goa to push decentralized waste management systems in Goan market. Excel Industries specializes in organic waste converter (OWC) systems that rapidly process organic waste into compost. In an interview, Shah spoke on efforts to foray into Goa market to Shoma ... Read More »

Reduction in registration tax will boost sales: dealers

Auto dealers have given the thumbs up to the recent announcement of lowering of registration tax on vehicles, discovers Team B&C The automobile dealers are happy on the state government move to decrease the registration tax on automobiles by two-three per cent depending on the cost of the vehicle. “We had demanded that the registration tax on automobiles be reduced ... Read More »

Jeep Compass stays on course

It is going to be made in India for the iconic Jeep Compass with local production scheduled from June 2017, finds out Team B&C The Jeep Compass is all set to roll out made-in-India models from June 2017. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India recently announced plans to manufacture the vehicle at its plant in Ranjangaon, Pune. FCA has invested US$ ... Read More »

Local salt production needs boost

The local salt producers are getting low income and there is tough competition from industrially produced fine salt, writes Bhiva P Parab The traditional salt farming in the state of Goa has been in practice here for past several centuries, however the number of buyers of this common salt have seen decrease over the years and so also reduction of ... Read More »

Canacona dairy farmers attribute robust milk production to guidance of vet doctor

Dr Ransley Caldeira, posted as veterinary doctor at Canacona, for almost two years is receiving praises from dairy farmers in the taluka, says Albert Fernandes Dairy farmers in Canacona attribute robust milk production from their region to Dr Ransley Caldeira, veterinary doctor, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services. Most farmers are happy about his services. “We find him a person of ... Read More »

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