Indian MSMEs shunning Jugaad, embracing sustainability & inclusive development: UNIDO
According to the IFC, informal firms are estimated to account for around 74% of all MSMEs in the world, and about 77% of all MSMEs are based in developing countries.
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Made in India, made for India version of Industry 4.0 needed: UNIDO’s René Van Berkel
UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.
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The annualised real GDP growth rate for April-June 2018 was 8%. That fell to 7% in July-September 2018. Fell further to 6.6% in October-December 2018.
India's oldest hack may be its biggest obstacle on the road to world power
Jugaad has been identified with Indian ingenuity but quick-fix solutions are no substitute for excellence. It will only prevent India from becoming a world power
Global practices won't work, jugaad required in India: Sridhar Gundaiah, founder, StoreKing
You can’t replicate something which has worked globally, says Sridhar Gundaiah who founded StoreKing in 2012 to help people shop online through the local kirana store.
Bringing together scientific research and commercial activity under one roof
The government is setting up high-tech R&D facilities for India Inc to design and test products.
If necessity is the mother of invention, dire necessity is the mother of Jugaad: Part 1
The word Jugaad came into formal existence after a 'contraption', a make do improvised tractor assembled by farmers from the villages of hinterland in India became immensely popular.
Samsung takes inspiration from Indian jugaad
The 'S Bike mode' was introduced in the company's Galaxy J3 model, which sends a pre-recorded message to the caller while a biker is riding, and allows them to take only important calls.
For Amazon sellers, road to Europe is via Estonia
Estonia launched e-Residency — a government issued digital identity that allows entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world to set up and run location-independent business — in 2014.
A look at advertising's own brand of 'jugaad'
Indians are masters of jugaad or frugal innovations, that unique ability to find low-cost, improvised solutions or quick fixes for problems.
What if 'jugaad' represents life hacks, asks GroupM’s Rob Norman
If hacking is the science of making functional systems perform better; 'jugaad' needs to be the same, says Norman.
From our constant desire for a shortcut comes the practice of jugaad
Jugaad is all about the fixer, the one who meanders through the gaps in the system to get things done, the trickster who does not care for the system.
With new battery and wheels, Kejriwal's Wagon R set to hit road again
The car has huge sentimental value for the Aam Aadmi Party.
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