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.

Republic At 70 – Some Thoughts

And for a Friday, the day before our 70th Republic Day….. some thoughts….. First some basics. India became Independent on 15th August 1947 which means we moved away from a Constitutional Monarchy with King George VI as Head of State and Lord Mountbatten as the Governor General of India. But that was only half the…

CSR – The Corporate Way

And for a Friday in Mumbai as a Panelist at the 13th International Conference on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)….. some thoughts….. The new Companies Act mandating 2% of Profits for Social projects by all Profit making Companies is a unique Indian Law, very relevant for a Socialist Economy transcending into a Market Economy. Corporates in…

Road to 2019 – Fight Corruption, Communalism and Crime

And for the last Friday of the year, some thoughts….. some flashback…….And for the last Friday of the year, some thoughts….. some flashback……. Never mind the noisy TV….. “Shoutdowns” supposed to be intellectual debates…… the newspapers full of depressing stories….. lousy magazine Articles….. it’s all part of the Critical, Argumentative Indian mindset. But the last…

India’s Aged – A Great Resource

And for a Friday in Alleppey, attending 80th birthday of a dear Friend….. some thoughts….. some musings…… Alleppey is locally marketed as Venice of Asia….. Headquarters of the Canal systems in Kerala….. the Ramada hotel is very well located….. right at the Edge of the Punnamada backwaters is ideal….. the place where the famous Annual…