Getting approval is only the first step. Getting these vaccines to the market fast will be the real challenge. From supply chain and cold storage logistics, to procurement, pricing and distribution, numerous aspects will need to be managed smoothly and swiftly.
The Indian pharmaceutical industry is scaling up production of paracetamol and azithromycin, as demand for the two drugs has risen following a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, officials say.
The government is likely to take action against airlines that are found to engage in predatory pricing practices, says a senior official from the directorate general of civil aviation.
Data democracy is a must if innovations have to come from the grassroots, that is, from small- and medium-sized market participants. NSE's decision to open up its historical trade and orders data to researchers could well foster a culture of secular data analysis.
The resurgence in COVID-19 cases has experts warning of a bigger hit to the economy than expected earlier. Deutsche Bank AG's India Chief Economist Das, however, believes the bank's growth forecast of 10.5% for the current fiscal does not warrant any revision.
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