Monday , 10 December 2018

B & C

Overcoming the growing pains

Of the various ecosystems being created for startups in the state, incubators are perhaps the most happening. Goa’s progress in incubators is smoother than expected. While other support systems such as mentorship, venture capitalists, angel investors, bootcamps etc., are yet to take off properly, incubators are moving forward at a fast clip. The state currently has five incubators (see box)  ... Read More »

Model farmer in all ways

Margao based, Laban D’Souza’s passion for cultivation made him turn to farming post-retirement where he is the winner of several state awards for agriculture, reports Abdulla Khan The coconut trees on the fringes of the property sway in the cool wind in between green paddy fields of Kirbhat-Nuvem. The silence is broken by the noisy African boer- a high breed ... Read More »

Ice cone on Jumeira Beach

By Tensing Rodrigues* That’s the image that Mir Mohammad Ali Khan, internationally renowned investment banker and one time federal advisor to the government of Pakistan, uses to describe the current state of Dubai’s economy: Ice cone in a hot summer day near Jumeirah beach. This beautifully written report titled ‘Dubai’s Economy Is Melting like a Glacier in the Desert’ is ... Read More »

Aiming for accident free shop floor

Team B&C | NT For better implementation of safety practices by local industry, the CII- Goa, organized a training programme on ‘behavior based safety’ recently. Industry expert, V Aswatha Ramaiah was the trainer for the programme. The programmed underscored the fact that, employees voluntarily do not implement safety precautions due to lack of knowledge and skills. Further behavior and attitude ... Read More »

Astra Concrete bags India SME 100-2018 award

Team B&C/NT Madkaim based, Astra Concrete Products is the proud recipient of the India SME 100 Award 2018. The company is the only winner from Goa this year. The award was accepted by Sushant Shrikant Parulekar, partner, Astra Concrete, from Giriraj Singh, minister of state for MSME, in New Delhi recently. Altogether 33,102 nominations were received from MSMEs of which ... Read More »

Special editions from Honda flag off the festive season

Honda Cars is taken the lead in boosting festive season sales with three special editions, reports, Team B&C With an eye on festive season sales, Honda Cars India announced the launch of three special editions of the WR-V, City and the BR-V. The company has given special names to the limited editions to catch the eye of customers. The WR-V is ... Read More »

United they grow

The state’s first initiative in community farming by residents of St Estevam village is in good hands, reports Shoma Patnaik Please like & share: Read More »

Aiming for the sun

Amol Shirodkar, founder, Amrova Power, is scaling up his business in solar systems, finds out Serilda Coutinho Please like & share: Read More »

Tackling food adulteration the smart way

By Bhasker  Assoldekar Goa witnessed a turbulent last month, with fish and eggs capturing all headlines in  the newspapers and electronic media. Even several hours of the state assembly sessions were  spent discussing the same in all earnest. Since the above two items of Goa’s lifeline are already discussed in various forums in great details,  it is time to shift ... Read More »