Among others it will also feature events, incisive analysis of trends, interviews
with leading project managers, industrialists, profiles of companies, thought-provoking
articles and raise issues of primary importance to the project managers and policy
About ECONOMIC RESEARCH INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Projectmonitor is a weekly newspaper from the Publication Division
of the Mumbai-based Economic Research India Pvt. Ltd. (ERIL). Part
of the well-known Adfactors Group, which has a major presence in financial advertising
& communication, public relations and brand building, ERIL
is promoted and headed by a team of experienced professionals from the field of
economic research, business journalism and other media.
ERIL projects monitoring division – Projects Today, has a whopping database of over
27,000 live projects entailing investments exceeding Rs 37 trillion (Rs 37,000,000,000,000)
lined up across India. The vast project information is offered to the project fraternity
through its website,
www.projectstoday.com The division also publishes monthly and quarterly
reviews of trends in projects investment.
A multifunctional group dedicated to surveying, monitoring and compiling economic
factors and trends, ERIL aims to become a one-stop research organisation
that can fulfill the needs of people who want the right information at the right
time. Information dissemination is being done via traditional and the new media
utilizing the technologies of the modern era. Hence, the presence of the publication
division as a separate entity.
A brief profile of the key people is given below:
1. Madan Bahal, a communications professional with 20 years experience
in managing communications for the financial and infrastructure sectors. He has
handled large campaigns for organisations such as Konkan Railway, Industrial Development
Bank of India, Reserve Bank of India, Unit Trust of India, Noida Toll Bridge, Videsh
Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
2. Dr. M S Kapadia, a senior economist who was with Reserve Bank
of India, Commerce Research Bureau and one of the founder members of Centre for
Monitoring Indian Economy, Mumbai. He was at CMIE for over 25 years. He is also
a permanent invitee to the executive committee of the Indian Association for Research
in National Income & Wealth.
3. Harish Rao, a chartered accountant and an investment analyst.
He was earlier the head of Dalal Street Intelligence Unit, the equity research division
of Dalal Street.
4. Shashikant Hegde, CEO of ProjectsToday, was earlier heading
the CapEx division at the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Mumbai. He was with
CMIE for the last 20 years.