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Oil reserves build-up saves India Rs 5,000 crore

Oil reserves build-up saves India Rs 5,000 crore

Jun 11, 2020

Experts said filling of strategic storages was one of the most outstanding decisions of the government. Nilaya Varma, co-founder and CEO of consulting firm Primus Partners, said, “These are challenging times financially for all governments. An extended period of low crude price has allowed India to take advantage, through public funding of programmes for fighting the pandemic as well for re-firing the economic engine, despite decline in fuel demand.”

Publication: Hinduatan Times

Can Shift To Remote Work Help Close The Gender Gap In The Tech Industry?

Can Shift To Remote Work Help Close The Gender Gap In The Tech Industry?

Jun 11, 2020

“This crisis has tested the multi-tasking abilities of women in tech,” says Purva Chadha, Senior VP at Primus Partners. “I am proud to say that most of us have managed to put a child to sleep, or helped them attend an online tutorial, or cooked a quick meal, alongside managing critical conversations at work”

Publication: Analytics India Mag

Panel set up to facilitate investment

Panel set up to facilitate investment

Jun 03, 2020

“The decision is in line with the government’s strategy of Make in India and Make for the Wold, which was articulated by the Prime Minister yesterday. This is the characteristic of major economies like the United States and China. Focused attention and inter-departmental coordination is required to implement wide-ranging reforms announced recently; hence this is a move in the right direction,” said Nilaya Varma, co-founder and CEO of consulting firm Primus Partners.

Publication: Hindustan Times

Chennai: Done waiting, schools take their PE classes online

Chennai: Done waiting, schools take their PE classes online

Jun 02, 2020

In an ASSOCHAM-Primus Survey of online education during the lockdown, released on May 26, it was found that around 90% of the student respondents missed interactions with their teachers, peers, and friends. Of the 500 students surveyed in different states, 51%of the students said they sorely missed their extracurricular activities such as physical education, sports, art, music, and dance.

Publication: The Times Of India

Cooking gas price hiked by Rs11.50 per cylinder as India starts to lose advantage of low oil prices

Cooking gas price hiked by Rs11.50 per cylinder as India starts to lose advantage of low oil prices

Jun 01, 2020

Nilaya Varma, co-founder and CEO of consultancy firm Primus Partners, said, “International crude oil prices are still on the lower side, which is favourable for India. The country needs fund to revive economic activities that were disrupted due to the prolonged lockdown because of Covid-19. Low international oil prices will reduce the country’s import bill and help the exchequer to raise additional funds through increased excise duty.”

Publication: Hindustan Times