Anuranjita Kumar joined the bank in September 2017 after a 22-year stint at Citi in September 2017. Here she spearheaded a variety of initiatives, especially in the D&I space including a medical cover for LGBT couples and creating an industry cohort for improved growth prospects for women in the technology space through the ‘Women In Tech Forum’ amongst others.
A week back, Japanese marketing company Piala announced it would be giving its non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid time off per year to make up for smokers’ cigarette breaks. Their CEO hoped it will incentivise employees to kick the habit of smoking. Closer home too, India Inc is trying to drive the same agenda.
With his elevation as the top executive of tech behemoth Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, who also continues as Google’s top boss, will join an exhaustive list of Indian origin leaders, especially in the Silicon Valley. He will join the ranks of Satya Nadella at Microsoft and Shantanu Narayen at Adobe. Here's a list of few global CEOs of Indian origin.
Tata Steel replaced the term ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’. Partners will now be eligible for medical benefits, insurance coverage, honeymoon package, child-care leave, newborn parent leave, transfer and relocation expenses, domestic travel coverage for new hires, among a host of other benefits permissible under the legal statutes.
The move comes ahead of the Supreme Court hears a group of investors who have moved it on the matter, and barely three days after the National Company Law Tribunal's Mumbai bench admitted the RBI's application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the cash-strapped firm, and permitted it to go ahead in the matter.
Founders Brin, Page step down; Pichai, who remains Google CEO, to run world’s third most valuable firm that currently faces regulatory scrutiny. Investors have rewarded Google stock, with the company’s market cap doubling to nearly $900 billion since Pichai took over. Pichai studied in IIT-Kharagpur before moving to Stanford University for his Masters.
There were 43 independent directors who earned more than Rs 1 crore from a single company.
Minister of state for corporate affairs Anurag Singh Thakur said that the ministry through its RoCs files prosecutions against companies that have not filed financial statements from time to time.
As the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, MNCs in India and local cos are moving beyond just setting up infrastructure and lip service to making inroads into championing the cause of disabled employees, by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship and making interventions to help chalk out their career progression.
Khandelwal, who spent 18 years at the German software firm before joining Deutsche Bank, built the SAP labs in Bengaluru, which became the second largest unit of SAP. He set up SAP Startup Studio, the software maker’s accelerator programme to incubate startups.
An analysis of the second quarter financial results of 609 companies in the Indian corporate sector (excluding financial sector entities) by Icra showed a year-on-year (y-o-y) and sequential contraction in revenues for the first time in almost four years. Aggregate revenues contracted by 0.9% on a y-o-y basis.
An Indian startup has come up with an internship for those who love to sleep. In this job, all you'll have to do is fall asleep – literally.Wakefit, a sleep solutions startup that makes mattresses, is looking for interns who can clock in a daily sleep cycle of nine hours for 100 nights. That too, in the comfort of your own home.
What made Saturday evening special was that the political heavy hitters spoke candidly on issues that mattered most to industry heavy hitters, the latter responded, and through this lively discussion the event virtually became an agenda setter for the government and India Inc.
Many indicators on the ground show that things should start to improve from this quarter, say ministers even as they express willingness to address structural issues to attract investment, but not at the cost of domestic retail.
Home Minister Amit Shah, FM Nirmala Sitharaman and Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal seek industry’s support and suggestions, and promise govt will listen to them. Shah also asked industry to engage with ministers and regulators to resolve problems. Sitharaman hinted at a big package of infrastructure projects soon
The focus of the evening, that saw presence of the biggest industrialists, CEOs, entrepreneurs and politicians of the country, was how to steer the economy for the future.
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