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In this podcast, Business Standard’s Sanjay Kumar Singh answers all your questions and try to explain in detail about the reimbursement plan

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In this podcast, Business Standard’s Sanjay Kumar Singh answers all your questions and explains in detail about the reimbursement plan



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When the organizers of Mobile World — one of the tech industry’s premier annual events — announced in February that they had cancelled this year’s gathering amid the burgeoning outbreak of the novel coronavirus, it was unclear just how long the outbreak would reshape life and business as we know it. Eight months later, with the pandemic still raging, a new normal of virtual events has taken hold — a shift that offers vital lessons for navigating the many disruptions ushered in by the crisis.

New formats, platforms, and modes of operation can unleash new possibilities and experiences — but in thinking about how they can meet the challenges of this unprecedented moment, entrepreneurs can learn a great deal from some of the world’s biggest physical events. Here’s a look at three very


The equity benchmarks nursed losses for the second straight session on Thursday as investors offloaded banking, finance, and infra stocks amid expiry of monthly derivative contracts and lacklustre global cues.


A depreciating rupee and weak from blue-chips further sapped risk appetite, traders said.


The Sensex ended 172.61 points, or 0.43 per cent lower, at 39,749.85 in choppy trade.


On similar lines, the broader Nifty fell 58.80 points, or 0.50 per cent, to 11,670.8.


L&T was the top loser in the Sensex pack, dropping 4.99 per cent, after it posted a 45 per cent decline in consolidated net profit for the September quarter.


Titan, ONGC, Axis Bank, HUL, NTPC , M&M and HDFC were the other major laggards, shedding up to 3.32 per cent.


On the other hand, Asian Paints, UltraTech Cement, HCL Tech, Kotak

Sponsorships and partnerships are evolving to inspire brand loyalty and advocacy.

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In 2003, said, “People will forget the things you do, and people will forget the things you say. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” It has been almost two decades, but it seems that sponsorships and partnerships have started to listen to Maya Angelou. The nature of sponsorships has evolved.

Sponsorships bring brand awareness

At the origin, we have sponsorships, such as when pay a large fee to have the naming rights to a given property. Think of MetLife Stadium. There is not much brand alignment if you think about it. What does MetLife have

For all the ambiguity caused by the historic events of 2020, one thing is certain: The center of gravity in leadership teams has swung toward the human resources function. Yes, other members of the C-suite, such as finance, marketing, and legal, also have important functional responsibilities that keep the company in full stride. But there’s one person who is being put on the spot to answer the many unexpected questions that companies are facing this year.

These questions are fundamental to the business. Some may be existential. How do companies keep everyone safe as they shift to remote working overnight? How do leaders provide medical, emotional, and mental health support at a distance? How do they gauge performance and develop talent so that people can thrive in this era of uncertainty? What is the company’s stance on social movements such as Black Lives Matter? How is it delivering real change


The Food Corporation of India and state procurement agencies have bought 26 per cent more paddy so far in this year’s kharif marketing season at 170.53lakh tonne for Rs 32,196 crore.


for kharif 2020-21 is continuing at a good pace in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala and Gujarat with purchase of over 170.53 lakh tonne of paddy till Tuesday against 134.85 lakh tonne in the same period last year.



Out of the total purchase, Punjab alone has contributed114.97 lakh tonne, which is around 67 per cent of the total procurement.


“About 14.37 lakh farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing KMS procurement Operations with MSP value of Rs 32,195.69 crore,” an official statement said.


Procurement operations of seed cotton (kapas) under MSP are going onsmoothly in Punjab,