Antoine NATTA worked with us at Arsha Consulting on a two-and-a-half month internship project in the defence and aviation sector. This internship was mandatory for the completion of his MBA as part of the exchange programme between ESC Pau in France and the National School of Business Bangalore.According to the Embassy of India in Paris, over 300 MoUs (Memorandum of Understan ...

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India fell two rungs lower from its previous position in the World Bank’s report on the best places to do business. Is the dream running out or is there still hope for companies willing to head there?India is often projected as a harvesting ground for setting up global organizations but at the same time it is also considered as one of the most difficult places to do business. T ...

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Every Indian student has at one point or another dreamed of leaving Indian shores for higher studies abroad. The UNESCO Institute for Statistics puts the total number of Indian students studying abroad at 189,472 -- representing 21% of the global number of internationally mobile students.There are many reasons for this exodus abroad, the key ones being: a desire for an internat ...

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I was in New Delhi yesterday to participate in an Investor's Conclave meeting organized by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in the presence of Shri Akhilesh Yadav, its dynamic Chief Minister. Even if the event had been planned before the arrival to power of Narendra Modi, an immense symbol for a drastic change towards the future, this Conclave was particularly well scheduled sin ...

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I was going back to Delhi for the first time since the election of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister. It was an opportunity to discuss with the French business community in India’s capital and get a view of what we can expect from this coming to power, the like of which has not been seen since 1984.This has not happened for 30 years! A man, “NaMo” as people call him here, has ...

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Namaste! It has been more than six years in India for some of us here at Arsha Consulting. It has been a period where we have gained an incomparable wealth of local experience. Against this background it gives us today immense pleasure to launch the Arsha Blog, which will allow us to share our enthusiasm for this extraordinary region with you and we hope it will help you do and ...

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The secret of selecting the right place to set up operations: somewhere practical, somewhere pleasantSeveral foreign companies make the mistake of believing that all that happens in India happens in New Delhi or Bombay. But Bangalore, a “small provincial” town that boasts of the most pleasant weather in India and where great animation features such as Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and M ...

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