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  • Draw up immunisation strategy now itself for COVID-19 vaccine: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Jul 20, 2020 05:45 PM IST

    Draw up immunisation strategy now itself for COVID-19 vaccine: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    "If the Bharat Biotech vaccine, or Zydus Cadila vaccine starts showing good, promising results, we could also have it (vaccine) by the end of the year," Mazumdar-Shaw said.

  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 Jun 05, 2020 07:39 AM IST

    Kiran Mazumdar Shaw named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020

    Shaw, 67, founded Bangalore-based Biocon Limited in 1978 with just two employees and currently leads the company that is now worth close to Rs 50,000 crore by market-cap and employs more than 11,000 people.

  • COVID-19 curve unlikely to flatten anytime soon: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Jun 02, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    COVID-19 curve unlikely to flatten anytime soon: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    Shaw added that the focus was needed more on flattening the death curve than the infection curve.

  • Vaccine to prevent COVID-19 will take long time to be ready: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw May 30, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Vaccine to prevent COVID-19 will take long time to be ready: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    She was speaking in a webinar on 'Pharma and Healthcare's New Normal: Engaging With Customers in Uncertain Times; Business Model Post-COVID-19', organised by CorpGini.

  • Lockdown has to end: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw May 28, 2020 04:00 PM IST

    Lockdown has to end: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    "I think now there is anyway no point in extending the lockdown because of exodus of the migrant labour; they have basically gone to various parts of the country without any controls. So, now there is no point trying to extend lockdown any further. Now, its a question of quickly bringing under control any outbreak," Mazumdar-Shaw said.

  • Ashamed to have abandoned migrant labourers, cannot prosper at cost of poverty: Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar Shaw May 18, 2020 11:28 AM IST

    Ashamed to have abandoned migrant labourers, cannot prosper at cost of poverty: Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    Talking about the government's economic stimulus package, Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said that we have lost a big opportunity to create demand.

  • States with good primary healthcare system managed COVID-19 well: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw May 12, 2020 01:22 PM IST

    States with good primary healthcare system managed COVID-19 well: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    States with good primary healthcare system have fared better in containing the spread of COVID-19, biotechnology industry veteran Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw said

  • European, US data can't be extrapolated to project COVID-19 cases in India: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw May 02, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    European, US data can't be extrapolated to project COVID-19 cases in India: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    In an interview to PTI, the Executive Chairperson bio-pharmaceuticals major Biocon Ltd also suggested creating smaller red zones instead of classifying entire district as one so that economic activity picks up and supply chain is not cut-off.

  • COVID-19 will reboot world into virtual reality: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Apr 18, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    COVID-19 will reboot world into virtual reality: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    "The seismic events unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic will have a powerful impact on the world we live in, changing it in ways we had never imagined were possible. The economic damage is likely to be unprecedented," Mazumdar-Shaw said.

  • Actual number of COVID-19 positive cases at least four times the reported count: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Apr 09, 2020 08:05 PM IST

    Actual number of COVID-19 positive cases at least four times the reported count: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    The Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Ltd said she personally believes that schools and colleges - high risk areas where the virus can easily spread -- should be shut till June end.

  • SC judgment on free COVID-19 testing by private labs not practical, says Biocon's Mazumdar Shaw Apr 09, 2020 12:28 PM IST

    SC judgment on free COVID-19 testing by private labs not practical, says Biocon's Mazumdar Shaw

    Mazumdar-Shaw said testing by private labs will plummet, since they are conducting the tests at an upfront cost.

  • After COVID-19, there will be huge effort to lower healthcare costs: Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Apr 01, 2020 01:18 PM IST

    After COVID-19, there will be huge effort to lower healthcare costs: Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    COVID-19 crisis has shown us that we have to focus on these very important healthcare areas. Infectious diseases have been neglected and ignored for too long, Mazumdar-Shaw pointed out.

  • Surging COVID-19 cases not a cause for worry: Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw Mar 31, 2020 01:05 PM IST

    Surging COVID-19 cases not a cause for worry: Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw

    The government reported 227 fresh cases of infections nation-wide the highest for a day on Monday.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 21-day lock-down needed from scientific perspective: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Mar 25, 2020 01:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 21-day lock-down needed from scientific perspective: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    "The government has done the right thing. Scientifically, you need those three weeks," the Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Ltd, told PTI.

  • Public health system in India not robust: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Mar 23, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    Public health system in India not robust: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    Shaw said that COVID-19 is still under control in India, but we need to be very careful.

  • Need to worry about impact if spread of coronavirus continues: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Feb 20, 2020 04:49 PM IST

    Need to worry about impact if spread of coronavirus continues: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    When asked about the situation with regards to supply and raw material prices, Mazumdar Shaw said, "If this continues beyond six months, we do have to worry about the impact. For now, we are okay."

  • Primary healthcare can play key role in combating outbreaks like coronavirus: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Feb 19, 2020 09:40 PM IST

    Primary healthcare can play key role in combating outbreaks like coronavirus: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

    Reiterating on the importance of primary healthcare, she said, "It is the starting point for looking at how to basically diagnose early, how to basically create awareness, how to basically immunise people in a community."

  • India Inc neither anti-national nor anti-government: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Dec 02, 2019 07:50 PM IST

    India Inc neither anti-national nor anti-government: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    Shaw, who had earlier said the government treated India Inc as "pariahs" and doesn't want to hear any criticism of the economy, was responding to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman remarks that spreading one's own impression "can hurt national interest" in relation to the statement made by Bajaj on Saturday.

  • Hope govt reaches out to India Inc to work out solutions to revive growth: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Dec 02, 2019 08:45 AM IST

    Hope govt reaches out to India Inc to work out solutions to revive growth: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    "Hope the govt reaches out to India inc for working out solutions to revive consumption n growth. So far we are all pariahs n govt does not want to hear any criticism of our economy," Shaw said in a tweet.

  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: After meeting compliances, bizmen have no time to run cos Nov 22, 2019 06:32 PM IST

    Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: After meeting compliances, bizmen have no time to run cos

    The Biocon chief also flagged the deepening trust deficit between government and the industry saying there is an increasing tendency to criminalise every businessman.

  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw settles alleged insider trading case with Sebi in Infosys matter Nov 21, 2019 05:05 PM IST

    Kiran Mazumdar Shaw settles alleged insider trading case with Sebi in Infosys matter

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had conducted an examination in the matter of Infosys and observed that Mazumdar Shaw had delayed making the requisite disclosures with respect to change in her shareholding in the company.

  • Corporate tax cut: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw hails Nirmala Sitharaman's move, days after criticism on economy Sep 20, 2019 03:06 PM IST

    Corporate tax cut: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw hails Nirmala Sitharaman's move, days after criticism on economy

    This comes after the Twitter spat between the Biocon MD and FM Sitharaman a day ago, wherein Shaw had said that it was surprising that the announcement of the ban on e-cigarettes was coming from the finance minister and not the health minister.

  • FM Sitharaman in twitter spat with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw; says she is working on the economy Sep 19, 2019 04:50 PM IST

    FM Sitharaman in twitter spat with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw; says she is working on the economy

    Shaw had wondered why Finance Minister, and not the health minister, addressed the press conference on Wednesday to announce a ban on e-cigarettes.

  • 5% GDP growth illustrates 'economic emergency': Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Aug 30, 2019 10:22 PM IST

    5% GDP growth illustrates 'economic emergency': Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    Speaking at the 'India Economic Conclave 2019' in Bengaluru, Shaw said no one expected the GDP growth to be this low, and marked out infrastructure as the key area which the Government should focus on.

  • Infosys shareholders approve reappointment of Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as independent director; 7.7% dissent votes Mar 18, 2019 03:52 PM IST

    Infosys shareholders approve reappointment of Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as independent director; 7.7% dissent votes

    According to a regulatory filing by Infosys on results of postal ballot on reappointment of Shaw, 92.2 per cent of the overall votes were cast in favour of the proposal - an outright majority - while nearly 7.7 per cent were against the said resolution.

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