The agriculture sector is the backbone of the Indian economy. About 60% of the population in the country is still dependent on agriculture for livelihood. Agriculture, forestry and fishing activities together accounted for about 14% of the GDP in FY13.
Automobile sector is among the sun rise sectors of the Indian economy having a total turnover of around USD 73 Bn. Today India is the 6th largest vehicle manufacturer in the world. Auto sector contributes around 6 % to the national GDP and 21 % to the excise duty.
India is the fourth largest consumer of energy in the world after US, China and Russia. Coal and oil together account for 66% of the energy consumption of India. India is expected to continue to rely on imported crude for more than 75 per cent of its needs in near term.
Indian health care industry is estimated at ~INR 3,200 bn in FY12. The growth drivers of health care such as rise in per capita spending on healthcare, changing demography, transition in disease profiles, increase in health insurance penetration, and fast growing medical tourism market, are expected to spur the growth of the industry.
The industrial sector such as manufacturing, construction, electricity, gas & water supply, etc, has become central to the activities of economic production. During FY13, the above industrial sectors taken together accounted for around 25 percent of India's Gross Domestic Product.
The infrastructure development plays a crucial role in the growth of the economy. In the past few years, the investment in the infrastructure as a percentage of GDP of the country has been on the rise and increased from 4.5% in FY04 to 7.3% in FY12.
The advent of global financial crisis in CY08 resulted in a demand slump across metal segments whereas ever increasing capacities in emerging markets viz. China and India further strained the demand-supply equilibrium resulting in subdued commodity prices at present.
Slower economic growth is impacting industrial sectors like chemicals, weaker rupee being the only saving grace. Widening CAD and subsequent restrictions on gold imports is impacting Gems & Jewellery sector.
Services sector constitutes ~67% of India's GDP in FY13 and contributes ~90% to GDP growth. Its segments are 'Trade, hotel, transport and communication' (~41%), 'Finance, insurance, real estate & business services' (~28%), 'Community, Social & Personal Services' (19%) & 'Construction' (12%)
Indian textile industry contributes about 14% to the industrial production, 4% to the GDP and 11% to the country's export earnings. The industry is dominated by fragmented and non integrated units and is the second largest provider of employment after agriculture.
Transportation industry comprises of around 6.4% of the Indian GDP and is diverse catering to the needs to around 1.2 billion population. The industry can be classified on the basis of different modes viz roadways, railways, airways and waterways.
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Piyush Nimgaonkar is a Manager in CARE Research, leading Power, Renewables and Coal verticals. He has been instrumental in initiating coverage on the Power Generation, Renewables and Coal industry sectors. He has been proactive in capturing the dynamism of the Power and Renewable sectors though his regular impact analysis research on the concerns and events in the Power industry in the recent past.
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Prior to joining CARE Research, he has worked with IDBI Capital Markets Services Ltd. for 4 years as a part of the Institutional Equity Research team, covering Indian Power utilities and Power equipment companies. He was responsible for initiation of various large and medium sized companies and maintained regular interaction with Institutional Fund managers and Buy-side Analysts (mutual funds and insurance companies).
Piyush holds an MBA in Finance from MET School of Management Studies, Mumbai and is an Electrical engineer from Nagpur University.
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Prior to joining CARE Research, he was associated with the Equity Research Team at Prime Broking Company India Limited. In the initial part of his career, He has also been associated with CRISIL Research, in the Metals vertical for nearly three years in the initial part of his career.
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During his pre-MBA period, Chaitanya worked for about four years in the manufacturing sector particularly in the design and operation stream. His responsibilities included development and performance analysis of various automobile components at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
Chaitanya is an MBA from Mumbai University with a specialization in Finance and also holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mumbai University.
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