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Digitalisation has become amplified after Covid-19: Mahesh Palashikar of GE

In a Q&A, the president of GE South Asia says decision making cycle for new projects got pushed by a few months because of the pandemic

General Electric | Coronavirus | Digitalisation

Jyoti Mukul  |  New Delhi 

Mahesh Palashikar
Mahesh Palashikar, president, GE South Asia

General Electric’s (GE) healthcare arm, in partnership with Wipro, recently got approval from the Union government for production-linked incentives. With its focus on digital technology, it is looking at certain key themes in Covid-19 times. In an interview with Jyoti Mukul, Mahesh Palashikar, president, GE South Asia, says the decision making cycle for new projects got pushed by a few months because of the pandemic. Edited Excerpts:



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First Published: Thu, April 08 2021. 18:13 IST