Category: Expert view


How will India emerge out of the lockdown?

After a 39-day lockdown, what will be the shape of things to come? How should one strike a balance between ensuring livelihoods, minimising strife, and maintaining social distancing? In a discussion moderated by G. Ananthakrishnan, Reetika Khera, and Giridhar R. Babu examine the options. Edited excerpts:With less than a fortnight left for the lockdown to…


Will you have to pay more to extend travel cover?

Those who had travelled abroad (be it on holiday or for business meetings) are now stuck where they are since the lockdown started on March 25. One can approach the airlines and hotels for rescheduling stay and travel dates, but what about travel insurance? Can its tenure be extended?


‘Truckers should get health insurance cover and supported by the government,’ says TVS Supply Chain Solutions MD

The first step is to remove fear in people’s mind. We give the truck drivers and load men protective kits, which reduces their fear of operating the trucks during this time. The second is to shift to digital mode and avoid physical handling of papers. Thirdly, truckers should get health insurance cover and supported by the government.