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.

DBT – Panacea for Inclusive Growth?

On a Friday returning from Delhi after the German ambassador’s “At Home Dinner”, some thoughts. Dr Martin Ney and his charming wife – Gabrielle hosted a select group and what an interesting evening with Dr. Vijay Joshi, the Emeritus Prof and Researcher from Oxford. His latest book – ‘India Long Road – The Search for…

Pay Your Taxes And Sleep Well

The Friday of the month when IT Return has to be filed, some thoughts… Our PM is very keen to unearth Black Money, his plea…”dear brothers and sisters, please avail of this golden chance to disclose your undisclosed income”. The amnesty ends September 30th. Only 1.4 million people have Income of more than Rs 1…

Udta Punjab – A Revelation

And for a Rainy Monsoon Friday… some thoughts… Another Movie with a big Impact I watched – Udta Punjab…….on Drug Abuse. Knowing Punjab as well as I do, having travelled every District in Punjab, I sure can vouch for the severity of the Problem. It’s really more like a Documentary rather than a Movie, worth…

BREXIT and After

And for a Friday …… after the historic BREXIT ……. This is one voting result, where there are only losers and no winners. The young in Britain who have a future to look forward to, have voted to remain in EU, 64% of 21 years and below wanted to remain, and 58% of those above…

India and Europe – Contrasting Economies

In Saint Tropez—France, this Friday, on vacation, after the IGCC Delegation tour of Germany. The nudist colonies, isolated beaches, the quaint of the countryside, the laid back and gourmet fine dining French…. are a stark contrast to the almost robotic hard working Germans. Europe now is really concerned with the forthcoming BREXIT- Britain will vote in…