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GST collections slide in October

The government’s goods and services tax collections dropped below Rs one lakh crore in October, suggesting that collections have still not risen to the desired level. GST collections in October were at Rs 97,637 crore, finance ministry said in a statement. This compares with Rs 1 lakh crore collected in September and Rs 94,442 crore in August. According to budget ... Read More »

Let your passion not fade with the lookout for money

Anmol Ahluwalia, recently took over as general manager of the Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa and the Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Candolim. In the interview with Serilda Coutinho, he talks on various issues ranging from the excitement of handling two properties, tourism outlook for the current season, dynamic pricing followed by the hotel industry, advice to youth ... Read More »

Workforce un-competitiveness on India’s economic horizon

By Tensing Rodrigues* Let me share with you excerpts from a report appearing in the Financial Times. The 2011 report, says that, India has the highest wage inflation of any Asian economy. Aon Hewitt, the global human resources company, estimates that Indian salaries will rise almost 13 per cent this year, from 11.7 per cent last year. By comparison, China ... Read More »

Royal Enfield launches 650cc twins

Team B&C/ NT Goa was the venue for the all-India launch of two Royal Enfield bikes recently, the 650 cc Continental GT and Interceptor. The twin models launched at the company’s annual event, Rider Mania, Vagator, and are available for on-road price (Goa) of Rs 2.8 lakh and Rs 2.6 lakh respectively, for the base model. For those who are ... Read More »

Audi to lead Volkswagen Group’s electric game

As a part of India 2.0 turnaround, Volkswagen Group will be focusing on increasing market share, improving service, introducing new products and localising their presence in the country. All of these will be taken care by Volkswagen and Skoda. However, when it comes to electrification plans, the proceedings will be spearheaded by Audi. The EVs are not feasible in the smaller, ... Read More »

Tubers in demand in Goan markets

These days various varieties of tubers such as ‘Maddi’ (colocasia tuber) and ‘Churana’ (elephant foot yam) are making their presence felt in the various markets. Demand for the locally grown tubers is good, especially from produce grown locally, in and around the villages. Please like & share: Read More »

Hard work, discipline and frugality

By Tensing Rodrigues* Couple of month’s back we had reminisced about the financial crisis of 2008. And we had spent quite some time in discussing some of its aspects. We had then noticed a particularly disturbing trend in India, viz. the hyper-spending on the part of households. Today let us look at a macro picture of that trend or rather ... Read More »

Training programme on quality control techniques

The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) organized a one-day program, Six Sigma & 7 QC Tools, on November 14 2018, at its premises. The program had interactive sessions on SIPOC approach, DMAIC principle, industrial statistics, process capability study, 7 quality control tools. Few case studies and discussions were taken up by the speaker making the session interesting to participants. Please like & ... Read More »