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Best of BS Opinion: On the moon, perspectives on industrial policy & more

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Rajesh Kumar

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The soft landing of the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-3 mission impressively demonstrates the technical prowess the Indian Space Research Organisation possesses, making India only the fourth country to achieve a successful controlled moon landing. This achievement is especially exciting, given the crash landing that led to Chandrayaan-2’s partial failure and the very recent setback of a Russian lunar mission. Our lead editorial highlights how this success will lead to gain in the long run. Read here
The power ministry’s proposal to introduce power market coupling has been taken a step forward with the industry regulator, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, issuing a staff paper and inviting comments from stakeholders. Our second editorial notes that the government would do well to not hasten on this account. Read here
In other views:
Balancing financial incentives with trade liberalisation is crucial for making India’s manufacturing sector globally competitive, writes Amita Batra. Read here
Amit Kapoor and Bibek Debroy talk about the timeless continuity in Indian cities. Read here

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First Published: Aug 24 2023 | 6:30 AM IST

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