Manish Sabharwal

The writer is chairman, Teamlease Services.

The great bank fiddle
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Bankers’ demands for accounting forbearance are dangerous and self-serving.

Changing our stories
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

New India’s challenge is thinking about the future with economic stories that don’t ignore or glorify the past.

Moving from jobs to wages
Fri, Feb 02, 2018

A budget that does not believe that in the long run we are all dead.

Reveal, recognise, resolve
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Gap between global banks and Indian banks on bad loan recovery is set to narrow

Aiming high, looking far
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

Five ways in which demonetisation made India a better habitat for formal job creation

Good news on bad loans
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Relationship between entrepreneurs, banks, bankruptcy is being reworked to end culture of impunity.

Jobs, facts and fiction
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

India has more formal non-farm jobs than we think. Creating millions more needs labour, education reforms

Ignore the jobs doomsayers
Tue, May 30, 2017

Notion that India has peaked in manufacturing & IT employment is at best premature, at worst, dishonest

Three ten-year plans
Mon, May 01, 2017

As India shifts from reducing poverty to boosting a middle class, goals must be set for land, labour, capital

Do less, do it better
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

New NITI Aayog recruitment rules should trigger a revamp of the Indian state’s human capital

US, me, myself
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

President Trump’s economic nationalism reinforces urgency of fixing India’s land, labour markets.

A new story of us
Fri, Dec 30, 2016

GST and demonetisation are risky. But they could end up reviving the lost romance of policy.

Jobs vs Wages
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Three faultlines in wages sabotage private formal job creation. Demonetisation will undo some damage.

Day of the specialist
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

Public policy requirements of the 21st century demand a bureaucracy less generalist

The case for Holdco
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Attracting the best human capital needs moving PSUs into an independent holding company.

From poetry to prose
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Union budget reinforces the message that India will not be hot or cold but consistently warm.

Fixing enterprise plumbing
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

A single number for a company — the unique enterprise number — is a welcome ease-of-doing-business intervention.

State of the service
Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Voters are changing politics. Politicians must reform the civil services.

Careful with the realism
Tue, Oct 27, 2015

Unrealistic ambition and incremental reforms can be self-fulfilling prophecies.

Because elites opt out
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Is forcing government servants to send their kids to government schools absurdity or common sense?