Asian architecture is moving on Green path

The green building movement is picking up its pace in Asia and in the last twelve years it has made some rapid strides. While conservationists say it is ...
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Poor Liveability Index brings our priorities to the fore

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2019, New Delhi and Mumbai rank 118th and 119th out of 140 cities in the world. Vienna in Austria, ...
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Make urban development people-centric

Cities are made by and for the people. Hence the significance of people in designing the cityscape cannot be undermined. An ideal city should be one with higher-quality ...
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Providing drinking water should be next priority

Talking about water scarcity while sitting in the midst of deluge? True, it’s the sorry state of affairs of ours and many other developing economies. Many parts of ...
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Making cities flood proof

This Monsoon too confirms that we haven’t learnt any lessons from our past mistakes. Parts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Bihar and Assam – all have become victims ...
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Benign raw material prices save the day for paint makers

Demand for decorative paints is tepid (and for automotive paints’ scenario is still worse) but paint manufacturers are relaxed and are in no hurry to increase the price ...
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Paint industry highlights of 2018-19

Though performed better than expectation, for paint makers 2018-19 was a dull year compared to earlier years. One of the main reasons being the slowdown in real estate sector ...
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Reform and empower the urban local bodies

It’s a well-accepted fact that the urbanisation will be the main growth driver of the economy in future. When the whole world is moving in that direction, India ...
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Solvent-based Vs water-based paints

Now-a-days efforts by the paint manufacturing companies are increasingly focusing on achieving higher level of efficiency in production. Higher level of efficiency naturally brings down the cost of ...
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Indian Decorative Paints Industry – A background

The size of Indian paints industry is estimated to be Rs 55,000 and is estimated to reach 70,000 crore by 2021-22. Decorative paints constitute dominating share of the ...
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