Ad Here  
June
July
August
September
October
November
 
 
No engine for this car Rs.1600 crore paper board plant of TNPL GM Technology at last! IPL - no surprise this scam He saved millions from starvation... Why land prices zoom in TN? Contrarian cousins How Air-India loses customs... Muffled voices for merit… Marketing expert Balagopal is no more Reliance’s TV – 18 ready to launch Tamil News Channel Nuclear power at the nucleus Cleaning Ganga – relocate tanneries and install electric crematoria TN-leverage strength of BHEL, NLC... Welcome focus on core competence Naidu will soon build a new Hyderabad Adharma of opposition politics Delhi is distant… The Gulf aviation boom Banning booze... F C Kohli - his concerns all embracing Scientists urged to take up farmer-oriented research Chennai and Kolkata miss opportunity to grow as Delhi and Mumbai Silver Years of Madras Musings Inflation: are we emulating Argentina and Brazil? CIPET hqrs to stay at Guindy – for the present? For whom the bell tolls? Russi Mody – a tribute Editor's Says When online building permits work…. China invests in India Paytm karo... Streamlining mandatory third party cover Bihar elections - the Rajaji formula worked Remembering Indira Sivasailam... Breaththrough in malaria control Computation of GDP – conundrums continue Gas is the way forward Another Indian music maestro at the UN Shipping woes of Chennai companies The Swadeshi Trump Revive development banks... Secularism and anti-Hinduism The brown list of Venkitaramanan Online not in line with brick and mortar businesses... Moily’s bold thrust Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishna …and of a popular trade leader Things happen by accident and not by design... The rise and fall of Annamalai University Don’t seem to feel the pulse… Parliament in paralysis... Like Hinduism: many paths to reach God... An enemy’s enemy is a friend A proud Madrasi EVM is tamper-proof Polls and promises GNS - 100: our first subscriber Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit! Road development slows down Quality education through the PPP mode Varuna (rain) in 2015; Vaayu (air) in 2016. Chennai devastated Build close rapport with business leaders TN accounts for the largest recruits by the IT sector PC’s preference for professionals Fortune 500 review CII projects higher growth… A friendly business group Diamond jubilee of Egmore Samskrt School Fuel for thought Five star activism stalls development activity Modi storms Silicon Valley SoA @ 80 Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts the Lalu model Modi and the lady Mu Sigma – is no more Adapt Vajpayee dinner diplomacy When TN politicians can emulate Kerala's Quality silica from Neyveli Infrastructure funding – lessons learnt Odisha: spectacular win by Naveen Patnaik Funding the un-funded Engineering seats go abegging Vibrant Gujarat For whom the MIDS bell tolls? Robber barons everywhere Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu IPL type auction for VCs? S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liberal The power-full Hindujas R Sridhar steps down as CEO of Shriram Capital Tough task taking states together Readers' Mail B H Kothari - a tribute IAS invades NDDB... CSR and CMI: promise of another Srinivasan Ramanujan... Towards speedy justice Should we change the official year? A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… There was flood of milk. Reason: no milk commissioner! A more liberated TN… Poor quality of university VCs A yen for wastage… Align crops to agro climate endowments… Rahman at CIC The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more Come elections, come advertisements... The few handicaps... Intellectual of rare qualities WTO Meet: resolved to meet again ONGC at KG Basin Plummeting profits of PSBs Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS Gay abandon in pricing More heat than light Return to king coal for urea... L&T: focus on infrastructure and more infrastructure… Protest masters... The nuclear option Excel Generators provide the vital back-up When Ratan Tata visited SRM Make standards certification mandatory... Strengthen the base... The rise and rise of KCP A welcome initiative by the judiciary Put expensive assets created to use... Delhi returns to BJP Tax agriculture Small units prefers to remain small... Kulandai was a giant Noble nonagenarians... TELANGANA at last…BUT Where a state respects its litterateurs… Tribute Haul over the coal Multi-faceted Venkat Delhi is distant Focus on quality of power - its only around 170-180V L&T- the specialty of special purpose vehicles More Shakti to resource mobilisation... An inexplicable neglect MHC should not return to its old indisciplined ways Land reclamation from sea appears cheaper! TN – agglomerate land holdings without alienating ownership West Bengal: mindless malignancy Shaming of Tamils by Tamil farmers at Delhi Music happens PPP mode for upgrading Corporation Hospitals Preserving for the future Where is Rajaji? CRS, a jewel among managers, is no more. Maximising the micro pricing … Limit foreign borrowings to hi-tech, export potential projects... Boy, can you beat these? An informal presentation - analytical, forward locking... Alexa – Talking Wikipedia A think tank for Chennai The ‘Jayanthi Tax.’ Kinetic Karnataka The sea- saw battle continues... Editor's Notes Welcome thrust on trade in Modi’s foreign visits... Mersal magnified This scant respect for Law Sweeter prospects for sugar Recognition to role of NBFCs.... Revving up the manufacturing sector The why of tax incentives Which side are you, Montek? Cement prices continue to rise… Eternal support for capitalisation of PS banks All eyes on Sankara Nethralaya Wanted: a second airport for Chennai Shale gas and its shallow future A glass full of corruption Naidu’s return augurs well for Seemandhra The Jan Dhan bonanza Dr C Rangarajan returns to Chennai Making ‘my Amaravati’... EEC at the National Media Centre to the lack of interest on the part of these to focus on original research. This despite the much lower costs of such research in India. The industry which thrived on the protection of a closed economy and the advantage of a vast domestic market, has failed to organise its evolution on healthy lines Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Fall in crude prices help in oil sector reform Air Asia India will set new benchmarks for budget travel Valli, they are more marginalised TGS- The king storyteller Increasing non co-operation of state leaders A rich pool of talent not utilised…. Fortune for Indian Airlines Not just in-laws (and outlaws); they’ve renowned academics at the helm! Wise Presidents Demise of a media baron... TIAM turns a full cycle No Maha Koottani in TN... When the President was rendered homeless… When small is no larger beautiful.. Airlines in India: cost and space A C Muthiah – his munificent bequeaths to science Tribute – Manikam Ramaswami More Shakthi to Das’ elbow Discoms deserve better… Welcome GST The balancing act Tribute – UCAL Selvan… Pharma – overdose of copying Auto components surge… No mega rail project for Tamil Nadu Solar thermal shines… Tatas moving out of urea production... He continues the focus on social amelioration Liberal imports idling indigenous capacities Why this malaise in medical education? Waning interest in public discussions… Building loyalty through the stomach Measuring roof tops in terms of KW/MW Whistle-Stop Tour of Raghuram Rajan Kudos to NDTV... When nations steal growth from one another… Sweet news for TN sugar mills S Ramanathan – a versatile musician, musicologist Tatas moving out of urea production... Poor representation for Kerala and TN in Cabinet Lalu’s envy, India’s pride London, London Narayan Roaring Ro-Ro facility Delhi Chalo... Telangana in top gear… Shanti and Sadhana through Music Convulsions in The Hindu The star of Spencers is no more The Ports’ Pasha expands into Tamil Nadu Of course, Gujarat is vibrant New IT products of Ramco in the pipeline… A professional at the helm of IRDA... Tihar, Puzhal not different from Parappana Agrahara Medical costs hit the roof... Solar, solar everywhere … Permanent secretariat for TN GIM Welcome changes that testify to Jayalalithaa’s return to health A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Cutting the nose to spite the face Tribute – M V Murugappan More tributes to GR Sri Lanka votes for change
 
New IT products of Ramco in the pipeline…

I met P R Venketrama Raja (PVR), soon after he assumed charge as the Chairman of the Ramco Group, after the demise of his father. Ramco Group, with a turnover of a billion dollars and 14,000 plus employees, has presence across cotton and synthetic yarn, cement, building products, software solutions, bio-technology... The flagship cement business under Ramco Cements produces 16.5 million tonnes a year with five integrated cement plants and four grinding units and the fifth largest producer of cement in the country. 

PVR studied at the University of Michigan and a student of Management Guru, C K Prahalad.  PVR has been focusing on developing IT products at the Rs 500 crore Ramco Systems. His company has wide custom in developed markets of the west. PVR referred to more IT products getting ready for launch and expressed confidence over their making a good impact. 

The IT software sector has been thriving on exports. Over 90 per cent of the revenues of leading Indian IT companies come from exports. With the impressive Digital India programme, does PVR envisage big domestic custom? PVR is not much optimistic over this. He pointed to the entry barriers caused by powerful MNCs and leading global consultancy firms stipulating parameters that favour large established multinationals.  PVR, however, pointed to the rich scope for exports at handsome rates. 

The group has built a strong reputation for its textiles business. The yarn produced by Rajapalayam Mills enjoys wide reputation. PVR pointed to the company assessing the prospects for manufacture of specialised fabrics that are presently imported in large quantities by the garment sector.  




Reported On :
Sector :
Shoulder :
RELATED NEWS
ABOUT IE
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
 
PRIVACY POLICY
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
 
CONTACT US
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236
EMAIL: indecom1968@gmail.com