Editorial Team

IL&FS Financial Services


Managing Editor
Mona Mohan

Co - Managing Editor
Lubna Usman
Baiju Mathew

Associate Editor
Anju Chopra

Editorial Consultant
Vikram Khanna

Editorial Co-ordinator
Dhwani Chandel
Priyanka Chavda
Rhea Dsouza


Publication Design
Tidal 7


Parksons Graphics


Dear Readers,

India’s infrastructure space is anticipated to witness unprecedented undertakings in 2018, with the union budget scheduled, in February, and the nation diving into general elections in early 2019. The government is expected to leave no stone unturned in ensuring strong economic growth across sectors, with an emphasis on infrastructure.

India’s renewable energy sector has overtaken the USA to become 2nd most attractive renewable energy market in the world after China. The cover story encapsulates the pivotal role being played by renewable energy sector in meeting India’s energy demand and remaining committed to the Paris agreement on climate change.

Moody’s Investors Services decision to upgrade the country’s sovereign rating has enhanced global investors’ confidence on India. Our MD & CEO, Mr Ramesh C Bawa opine that the rating upgrade testifies the government’s successful implementation of reform agenda, which will place the Indian economy on a high growth trajectory.

India and Canada have shared a cordial and productive business relationship right since the days of Indian independence. The article on India - Canada business relationship takes you through the long-standing bilateral relations of both these countries and how IL&FS has endeavoured to continue to augment and develop the economic and cultural links between the two countries by way of strategic tie-ups with the Canadian Companies.

The European Union has been India’s number one trading partner ahead of China and USA. We cover Mr. Vimal Jain, CEO, IGFS (UK) Ltd, London under special interview section. Jain believes India’s sizeable and vibrant market with around 1.2 billion population and growth opportunities make the country a favourable investment destination for the European Union.

Golf can be a very social and entertaining sport, as you contest against others, you also compete with yourself to improve your previous top score. In our sports and wellness section, we draw insights on business lessons learned from the game of golf. Our people and culture section throws some light on IFIN’s annual R&R program I-STAR and various accolades received for exemplary HR practices.

The fisheries development project near Balasore - Kharagpur Expressway has transformed people’s lives immensely, the impact section covers the ‘journey of change’ the local people have undergone. We also have an interesting story of a company involved in scrap waste management solutions founded by Divya Ravichandran.

On behalf of Team Panorama, we wish you a Very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

Do share your suggestions and feedback at ifinpanorama@ilfsindia.com

Enjoy Reading!

Mona Mohan
Managing Editor

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