Mr. Prasad Chandran is the Founder Chairman of SEEGOS – a Social Enterprise for Ethics, Governance and Organisation Strategies. He is the former CMD of BASF in India and was the Head of all BASF companies in the South Asia sub-region.

Covid-19 Second Wave: Devastating But Manageable

And for a Friday as the Second wave impacts more of middle classes across India, some thoughts….. some musings….. During the first wave, Indians aware of devastation in Italy, Europe, US and developed nations, were extremely cautious. Whilst the lockdown had really knocked down the poor, marginalised and migrant, the affluent were comparatively safer. Today…

COVID-19: The Second Coming

And for a Friday after the decision to allow all approved vaccines into India, some thoughts….. some musings….. COVID has raised it’s ugly TETRA head again with the country crossing 2 lakh cases a day – doubling in just ten days. Dr. Randeep Guleria, the Director of AIIMS very aptly said – the Virus has…

IPL 2021: Under The Shadow Of Covid

And for a Friday when the biggest Indian Festival – IPL 2021 kicks off, some thoughts….. some hopes….. The best luxury of my second innings is not having a 9 to 5 job responsibility. Hence free abandon to indulge In rescheduling all my evening activities to suit the IPL Matches on TV. So what if…

SAARC: A New Perspective

And for a Friday in Mumbai and a memorable event in SAARC, some thoughts….. some musings….. As former head of South Asia in the MNC that I had worked in, I have very fond and loving memories of my visits to the major SAARC cities – Dacca, Colombo, Karachi, Lahore, Kathmandu and Thimpu. My colleagues…

Covid Challenges: The Saga Continues

And for a Friday after the first flight in a forgettable COVID year gone by, some thoughts….. some musings….. Taking the flight after such a long break, almost one full year, felt as exciting as my first flight almost 50 years ago. Must say the COVID precautions were exemplary before even entering the Bangalore Airport…