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  • Exclusive | Lower regulatory costs helped NBFCs scale up over the last decade, says IIFL's Nirmal Jain Jul 29, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    Exclusive | Lower regulatory costs helped NBFCs scale up over the last decade, says IIFL's Nirmal Jain

    The reform progress on some of the sectors like agriculture, power, logistics etc. continues to lag the overall reform momentum. This is partly because these reform measures need a broader Centre-State consensus, the Founder of IIFL Group said.

  • 30 Years Of Reforms | What does the report card look like? Jul 29, 2021 03:29 PM IST

    30 Years Of Reforms | What does the report card look like?

    India needs to cleanse itself of the socialist brainwash over the decades and step into the freedom of personal choice in regulated markets with little scope of rent-seeking by the powers that be 

  • A case for going beyond economic reforms Jul 28, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    A case for going beyond economic reforms

    Despite the fact that the Constitution mentions three organs of State — the executive, the judiciary and the legislature — why is the exclusive focus of the reform discourse the executive, as in the Union government, not even state governments? 

  • 30 Years Of Reforms | The gap between aspirations and reality Jul 27, 2021 04:32 PM IST

    30 Years Of Reforms | The gap between aspirations and reality

    In 1991, Manmohan Singh spoke of the need to increase the efficiency and international competitiveness of industrial production of domestic entities, as did his successors, but there was little government support that was crucial for realising this objective 

  • From shop floor to C-suite — economic liberalisation helped shatter many glass ceilings Jul 26, 2021 08:23 PM IST

    From shop floor to C-suite — economic liberalisation helped shatter many glass ceilings

    The expansion of Indian businesses and the entry of MNCs in manufacturing and services opened up opportunities for women to excel.

  • 30 years of economic reforms and environmental degradation Jul 26, 2021 11:20 AM IST

    30 years of economic reforms and environmental degradation

    What began as a response to an economic crisis has led to an unprecedented environmental crisis that is set to reverse what little gains we made over the last three decades 

  • 30 years later, the reforms journey continues Jul 23, 2021 02:58 PM IST

    30 years later, the reforms journey continues

    Thirty years since 1991, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally initiated another mega-round of reforms that rival the 1991 reforms in their scope; most importantly, farm laws and labour codes 

  • Three decades of reforms and still miles to go Jul 23, 2021 08:52 AM IST

    Three decades of reforms and still miles to go

    The progress made so far appears patchy and reluctant. Comprehensive and constitutionally-enforceable policies for sustainable development and digital commerce need to be evolved and implemented earnestly, at the earliest 

  • 1991 Reforms | The journey of the Indian stock markets — from Infosys to Zomato Jul 22, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    1991 Reforms | The journey of the Indian stock markets — from Infosys to Zomato

    As the country celebrates three decades of economic liberalisation, a look at the ups and downs that the Indian stock markets traversed.

  • 30 Years of Reforms | Change was in the air Jul 22, 2021 11:56 AM IST

    30 Years of Reforms | Change was in the air

    Apart from PV Narasimha Rao, who provided the all-important political backing for these reforms, what facilitated the reforms was the unique coming together of a group of like-minded officials 

  • 30 years later, the gaps in India’s financial sector reforms are still glaring Jul 22, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    30 years later, the gaps in India’s financial sector reforms are still glaring

    Strengthening financial regulators by granting them more autonomy should be part of the priority areas of the next phase of financial sector reforms 

  • KV Kamath: The runway for India is another 25 years, digital supercycle is going to come like a wave Jul 22, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    KV Kamath: The runway for India is another 25 years, digital supercycle is going to come like a wave

    The former chief of ICICI Bank and New Development Bank is particularly bullish on what he calls the 'digital supercycle' that has already created millions of jobs and spurred consumption, something that India hasn't yet fully factored in

  • Digital Super Cycle is creating millions of jobs in India, and we are not counting it: KV Kamath Jul 21, 2021 01:02 PM IST

    Digital Super Cycle is creating millions of jobs in India, and we are not counting it: KV Kamath

    From the bleakness of the pre-reforms era to the digital super cycle today, India has come a long way. KV Kamath, former President of the New Development Bank and one of India Inc's tallest leaders believes the digital super cycle is already having a huge impact on India but we haven't reckoned with it yet. He also spoke about why Fintechs will find it hard to succeed.

  • An alphabet soup of the Indian economy pre-reforms, and after Jul 21, 2021 10:00 AM IST

    An alphabet soup of the Indian economy pre-reforms, and after

    The Indian economy before liberalisation had its own unique set of terms and jargons. Some have gone out of fashion, others have hung around in new avatars and disguises, yet others have shot in prominence again while we have made up a few to cover all 26 letters of the alphabet. Here’s a look

  • 30 years of liberalization: S Naren on wading through irrational markets and foreign investor frenzy of the 90s Jul 21, 2021 09:19 AM IST

    30 years of liberalization: S Naren on wading through irrational markets and foreign investor frenzy of the 90s

    The ED & CEO of ICICI Mutual Fund recalls that most of the IPOs back then were just Rs 3 crore in size

  • If 1947 saw India’s independence, 1991 witnessed independence of economy: Ad Guru Piyush Pandey Jul 20, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    If 1947 saw India’s independence, 1991 witnessed independence of economy: Ad Guru Piyush Pandey

    Piyush Pandey, Chairman Global Creative and Executive Chairman India, Ogilvy, talks about the transformation seen in the advertising industry and the economy at large following the 1991 reforms.

  • Stock market, not mutual funds, was more in focus in early 90s: UTI's Vetri Subramaniam Jul 20, 2021 04:28 PM IST

    Stock market, not mutual funds, was more in focus in early 90s: UTI's Vetri Subramaniam

    The Group President & Head of Equity at UTI Mutual Fund, Vetri Subramaniam, takes us through the revolution in the equity markets post 1991 reforms and tells us how UTI has stayed relevant over the decades

  • Montek Singh Ahluwalia on why the 1991 reforms were a watershed moment for India's economy Jul 20, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    Montek Singh Ahluwalia on why the 1991 reforms were a watershed moment for India's economy

    Former Planning Commission Vice-Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia was the Commerce Secretary when then Finance Minister Manmohan Singh presented the 1991-92 Union Budget. Soon after that, Ahluwalia moved to North Block to become the Economic Affairs Secretary and then the Finance Secretary, assisting Singh and Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao in implementing the reforms. In an interaction with Moneycontrol’s Arup Roychoudhury, Ahluwalia reminisces about his role as part of Rao’s inner-circle of officials, the challenges they faced, and the work they had to put in.

  • It took us 3 years, 50 visits to Delhi to import a computer. Magic wand of 1991 reforms liberated Infosys: NR Narayana Murthy Jul 20, 2021 09:49 AM IST

    It took us 3 years, 50 visits to Delhi to import a computer. Magic wand of 1991 reforms liberated Infosys: NR Narayana Murthy

    As India marks 30 years of liberalisation on July 24, Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy spoke to Moneycontrol on how the context of 1991 changed the aspirations of Infosys in one go, the hurdles that went away and the next wave of reforms that can help galvanise India.

  • In 1990, there was an offer to buy us out for Rs 2 crore. Infosys has Rs 6.5 lakh crore m-cap now: NR Narayana Murthy on 1991 reforms Jul 20, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    In 1990, there was an offer to buy us out for Rs 2 crore. Infosys has Rs 6.5 lakh crore m-cap now: NR Narayana Murthy on 1991 reforms

    As India marks 30 years of economic liberalisation on July 24, Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy spoke to Moneycontrol on how the context of 1991 changed the aspirations of Infosys in one go

  • Keki Mistry on 1991 reforms: The bedrock keeping India's fundamentals strong despite COVID Jul 19, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    Keki Mistry on 1991 reforms: The bedrock keeping India's fundamentals strong despite COVID

    HDFC Limited Vice-Chairman and CEO, Keki Mistry, talks about how the 1991 reforms transformed the Indian economy. He also suggests how focus on financial sector reforms and enabling policies can fuel growth from here on.

  • Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar Shaw urges govt to further ease regulations & cut GST to revive economy Jul 16, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar Shaw urges govt to further ease regulations & cut GST to revive economy

    Biocon’s Executive Chairperson, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, says we have seen strong and sustainable growth over the last three decades, owing to the bold reforms of the early 90s. However, she adds, the government needs to focus on further easing regulations and administrative requirements to facilitate Ease of Doing Business.

  • The role of India’s foreign ministry in the 1991 economic reforms, and how it has adapted since then Jul 16, 2021 03:01 PM IST

    The role of India’s foreign ministry in the 1991 economic reforms, and how it has adapted since then

    India’s economic diplomacy has to pull itself up by its bootstraps to keep up with global challenges 

  • Marico Founder's recipe for India: We can become global superpower if reforms continue Jul 16, 2021 02:14 PM IST

    Marico Founder's recipe for India: We can become global superpower if reforms continue

    Calling the 1991 reforms a huge moment for India Inc, Harsh Mariwala said the reforms unleashed a tremendous amount of corporate energy. However, the Marico’s top boss believes the journey should continue and that entrepreneurs need to drive growth. He tells us why India can be at the top of the world in the next 10 years. Listen in

  • 1991 Reforms: A landmark move that changed India Jul 16, 2021 12:08 PM IST

    1991 Reforms: A landmark move that changed India

    At a time when many expected India to shut its doors to conserve its reserves, it bravely did the opposite. India might have been staring at the end of the proverbial barrel then, but the iconic reforms have put the gun in India’s hands now. The 1991 reforms turned out to be the turnaround scrip that changed the grammar of the country for ever.

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