INDVSTRVS is an Australian-based, cross-industry, digital business magazine that caters for independently-minded human beings.

disability-friendly, urban planning, dubai, infrastructure, access, disability, UAE, INDVSTRVS, Jagdish Kumar

Dubai To Be Disability Friendly by 2020


Dubai is investing USD 3 million on an urban planning study to make access in all public spaces easier for people living with disability by 2020. By Jagdish Kumar A pilot project titled ‘Accessible Environments for People Living with Disability based on Universal Design’ is in line with Dubai’s wider...

ghana bauxite, mining, ghana, china, international development, major projects, mining exploration

Ghana Signs USD 10 Bil Bauxite Exploration Deal with China


In order to exploit its vast natural resources, Ghana enlists China to provide funds and the technology for mineral exploration and mining in the region. By Jagdish Kumar Ghana has signed a USD 10 billion bauxite exploration deal with the Government of China. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) China...

logistics parks, multi-modal logistics parks, indvstrvs, jagdish kumar, international development, india, freight

India Approves 34 Mega Multi-Modal Logistics Parks


As part of the Indian Government’s major infrastructure spending drive, India has approved a plan to set up 34 mega multi-modal logistics parks. By Jagdish Kumar India will be investing USD 31.63 billion for the design and construction of the parks, under a public private partnership (PPP) model. Speaking on...

envision energy, viraj desai, INDVSTRVS, wind turbine, renewable energy, IoT, internet of things

Envision Energy Uses IoT in Wind Turbines


Internet of Things may be the next big thing for the renewable industry globally. With one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers, Envision Energy, offering an ecosystem in which renewable power plants, utilities and their customers operate all on a single digital platform in the future, the digitisation of the...

social media, terrorism, propaganda, security, privacy, censorship, indvstrvs, archana khatri das

Social Media, Propaganda and Terrorism


As terrorist organisations continue to exploit social media to spread content and malcontent, social media giants face an uphill battle balancing free expression against propaganda spread by extremist ideologues. By Archana Khatri Das Terror groups globally are exploiting Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, and other social media platforms to spread ideology...

assertive power, bullying, workplace bullies, assertiveness, Tulika Sarkar, INDVSTRVS

Assert Yourself with Power to Subdue Bullies


It is a tough world out there. Sometimes we deal with people who are aggressive, pushy and difficult to handle. Some happen to be our managers, colleagues or even family members. Whoever it is, dealing with aggressive behaviour is confronting and reduces morale. When dealing with a bully try to...

fintech, cryptocurency, Kazakhstan, viraj desai, indvstrvs, blockchain

Kazakhstan Postures as Fintech Hub of Central Asia


Kazakhstan, the largest and strongest performing economy in Central Asia, is positioning itself as a cryptocurrency and fintech hub, as one way to mitigate dwindling oil prices. By Viraj Desai Kazakhstan experienced an oil boom a decade back. Now with the slow-down in crude oil prices, and the increase in...

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Human Faces in Digital Times


When the human touch is balanced with technology processes, companies can benefit from a more efficient and productive workforce. Shuchita Dua Dullu The Human Resource department in organisations of all sizes have always had a critical and a pivotal role to play. The key roles of the HR department in...