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Madhavi Darbha, Group CFO of CARE Hospitals, traces the journey of her career and shares what makes it all so worthwhile
Among the many values and competencies that a CFO must possess are leadership, a strategic mindset, results-orientation and strong decision-making skills.

Think Tank

Currency and Interest Rate Outlook

Haresh Desai,Founder-Partner and Director of Rajwade Treasury Consultants and AV Rajwade & Co
John Maynard Keynes famously said about the currency markets that, ‘The inevitable never happens. It’s the unexpected always.’ This has certainly been true of the rupee exchange rate in recent weeks. After a roller coaster ride in mid-2018

From Balakot to Article 370: India's Strategic Shift

Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Foreign Editor, Hindustan Times
The NDA government’s decision last year to carry out strategic strikes deep inside Pakistani territory and, more recently, its surprise move on Kashmir, represent a major shift in policy.

The Invisible Banks: New Age Liquidity Solutions

Pradeep Gode, Senior Vice President and General Manager India, C2FO
Tightening liquidity is pushing up the cost of borrowing and apprehensions over geopolitical issues, rupee depreciation, input price pressures and state elections are likely to make matters worse.

Tax Policy and Administration: Challenges, Prospects and the Way Forward

Akhilesh Ranjan, Member, Central Board of Direct Taxation, Ministry of Finance
In August, a Task Force headed by CBDT Member Akhilesh Ranjan submitted its report to the government, recommending the way forward for India’s direct-tax policy and administration.

The Economic Slowdown – An Opportunity or a Threat?

RS Raja Gopal Sastry, Chief Financial Officer, WABCO India
The Serengeti is possibly the most dramatic representation of the cycle of life on Earth, and one that can be witnessed in a very short span of time.

The IndiGo Story: How Finance Helped Drive Operational Excellence

Anil Parashar, President and CEO at InterGlobe Technology Quotient
Civil aviation has emerged as one of India’s fastest-growing industries over the last few years, and its domestic market is now the world’s third-largest.