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India set to ink key trade deals by next year

India set to ink key trade deals by next year

Nilaya Varma, co-founder and CEO of consultancy firm Primus Partners, said: “UAE, UK, and Australia are three key economies, and India’s old allies. Trade negotiations with them in both goods and services have progressed very well and signs of early harvest deals are visible, which will finally culminate into comprehensive FTAs. It’s a win-win for both India and its partners.”

Ladakh has to convert tourism a perennial activity to make it sustainable: Assocham-Primus Partners Study

Ladakh has to convert tourism a perennial activity to make it sustainable: Assocham-Primus Partners Study

The Report – Ladakh: Unleashing Potential – commissioned by industry chamber, ASSOCHAM, with the support of Primus Partners while pointing out the negative impact of seasonal tourism which is limited to 3 months in a year and confined to Leh, suggests spreading the canvas of products to make the destination a round-the-year destination. Sameer Jain, MD, Primus Partners, spoke to ET TravelWorld on the key aspects of the report.

FM Sitharaman announces Rs 30,600 crore govt guarantee for ‘bad bank’

FM Sitharaman announces Rs 30,600 crore govt guarantee for ‘bad bank’

“NARCL will commence clearing balance sheets of banks, and it is hoped that this will finally end the twin balance sheet problem in the infrastructure sector. NARCL operations will also create a shelf of monetisable assets, and these can be leveraged by NARCL’s AMC for de-risking, and creating value for both O&M entities and their lenders,” said Davinder Sandhu, Chairman and Co-Founder, Primus Partners.

Hybrid model of 40% of the actual payment linked with milestones and balance as annuities infuses greater liquidity in the hands of developers

Hybrid model of 40% of the actual payment linked with milestones and balance as annuities infuses greater liquidity in the hands of developers

Seen as a performance linked incentive scheme combining the incentives of EPC and PPP, HAM became the shining star of road contracting. Over 25% of the total road projects executed and over 45% of the total projects awarded in India between 2016 and 2019 were rolled out on the HAM system of contracting… The author of this article is Davinder Sandhu, Chairman, Primus Partners & Senior Advisor – World Bank, with prior experience serving at PMO.