Sauces and dips get a boost as Indians cook more at home during pandemic lockdown


Sauces-dipping and cooking as a food segment is seeing a steady spike as people are getting swish with their culinary experiments to bring home the joys of dining out, as many restaurants, cafes, and pubs continue to remain shut to curb the spread of coronavirus. According to data from Kantar Worldpanel, which tracks purchases of […]

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India allows five-month extension for commissioning renewable energy projects due to lockdown disruptions

Taking into consideration the massive supply chain disruptions that occurred due to nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of corona virus, India’s New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Ministry has decided to treat all solar project delays as force majeure, allowing them an additional five months to start operations. “All renewable energy (RE) projects under implementation […]

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India sees uptick in mega solar park initiatives as states take lead despite economic slowdown


In spite of the looming shadow of economic slowdown following a nationwide lockdown, India has seen a surge in announcements of renewable energy projects in July 2020. Several states taking the lead have declared plans to develop solar parks and floating solar plants to meet the country’s ambitious target of installing 175 gigawatts of renewable […]

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Interview – Amul grew bigger during lockdown, but there are challenges ahead for industry, says Sodhi


Many large companies struggled with severe supply chain bottlenecks during the Covid-triggered lockdowns in India, but Amul – one of the biggest brand — only got bigger, gaining more market share as household demand for milk and milk products rose with people stuck at home, R.S. Sodhi, Managing Director of the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing […]

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Interview – Right interventions needed to bring India’s logistics industry back to normal after lockdown


The Great Lockdown broke supply chains and severely impacted movement of goods across India, hitting logistics business hard. However, as Rajnish Kumar, Promoter Director of Pristine Group of Companies told, the situation was beginning to improve as customer confidence returned even though there was still some distance to be covered before the it fully […]

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