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Dr. Amit Kapoor

President & CEO of India Council on Competitivenes

Dr. Amit Kapoor is President & CEO of India Council on Competitiveness and Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India. He tweets @kautiliya and can be reached at This piece is co-authored with Vrinda Gupta who is an MMS candidate at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Innovation Key To Making India A Global Competitor

Although numerous efforts have been made by the government to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in India, there is a lack of institutional framework for the effective implementation of such reforms. According to the World Bank, India ranks 158th on "ease of starting a business" out of 189 economies. These rankings are very discouraging and mean that many bright ideas don't see the light of day.
02/02/2015 8:21 AM IST