Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration of the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the “Make in India” programme on September 7, 2019. Photo: AP
Rupakjyoti Borah
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Rupakjyoti Borah

If India wants to challenge China as a global manufacturing hub, it will have to move quickly

  • India has many hurdles to overcome, from reskilling workers and ensuring power supply stability, to adding deep seaports and tax breaks. Critically, given stiff competition, speed is key if India is to capitalise on the supply chains moving out of China
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration of the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the “Make in India” programme on September 7, 2019. Photo: AP
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