In his Budget last year, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley had flagged “undertaking important banking sector reforms and public listing of general insurance companies” as an area where significant reforms need to be undertaken. Since he has already announced possible disinvestment plans for the insurance companies as we wait expectantly for another Budget on Wednesday, it may be worthwhile to focus on the possible areas that need attention in the banking sector.
Finance Sector Outshines; Consulting Sector Hires in Large Numbers; General Management Roles see a Steep Increase
IIM Calcutta achieved 100% final placements for the Class of 2014-16 in just 2.5 days. IIM Calcutta saw great enthusiasm from the industry to recruit some of the brightest minds of the country. For the largest batch of 439 students amongst the older IIMs, a whopping total of almost 500 offers were made during the entire process, including 21 international offers.
By Ashok Banerjee & Kamran Quddus
It was April 5, 2011, and Anna Hazare was on a hunger strike as part of the Jan Lokpal Bill agitation. The entire nation’s attention was on Hazare and the electronic media were fuelling such attention with round-the-clock coverage. Debates swirled in offices, universities and Parliament on the legitimacy of Hazare’s fast.
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