4 Leadership Lessons from Cricket World Cup

We live in a country where Cricket is a religion and where a child learns the names of the cricket idols possibly before he/she knows names of everyone in the family. The magnitude of Indians’ love for cricket maybe as incomprehensible as its feverish intensity. Cricket also throws up many exciting lessons that every corporate can learn from and integrate in their professional lives.

There is a story behind every selection or rejection. And the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is throwing up some exciting leadership lessons for everyone. Some stories act as a driving force for us to achieve our own dreams, while some leave us wondering how brutal this game can be. Sometimes life is tough and cricket is just a reflection of it.

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Union Budget 2019-20: What Should be The Government’s Focus

India’s new Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman will be presenting her first and India’s 2019-20 budget on 5th July 2019. The interim budget, presented earlier this year, received appreciation for tax reductions, job creation and security, support to agriculture, support to MSMEs, aiding real estate, improving social infrastructure and bringing technology led governance aimed at inclusive and equitable growth. Thus, it may be seen as setting the guideline for future.

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Solar Manufacturing under the Clouds- Need for Policy Overhaul

Less than 90 days after becoming the Prime Minister in 2014, Shri Narendra Modi, in his address from the Red Fort on India’s 68th Independence Day, gave a clarion call for “Make in India” for the first time. From satellites to submarines, he said, “sell anywhere, but make in India”. We have got skill, talent, discipline, and determination to do something. We want to give the world a favourable opportunity…to come, Make in India.

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Importance of emerging roof top sector in new tariff regime/ Insight into India’s Roof Top Market

Solar growth in India in recent years has been phenomenal. India became the 2nd largest solar power market in the world in terms of deployment after overtaking United States in the first half of 2018. The country currently has ~25 GW of installed grid connected solar capacity, and most of it comes from large scale solar projects which accounts for 87% installations, while rooftop nearly accounts for 11% installations. Although, Indian Rooftop solar sector has also shown incredible growth trajectory showing 72-113% y-o-y growth from 2016 to recent years. It is still standing with only 3 GW of installed capacity (out of 40 GW target). Although, there are challenges, the recent policy deviations stand as the biggest hurdle in front of Indian rooftop solar growth, which has increased rooftop solar project cost by 20%.

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