Listen: RIL acquires Netmeds; NPCI eyes global expansion, Mindtree adopts no-shore strategy

In the latest episode of  TechThisWeek podcast, reporters from TechCircle talk about Google’s expanding interests in India, the current hiring sentiments in the country, RIL led consolidation in the online pharmacy sector and more.

We are joined by Dhruv Kapoor, partner at Sistema Asia Fund, which saw an exit after Reliance Industries acquired majority equity stake in Chennai-based Netmeds for Rs 620 crore. Kapoor talks about its second exit in Indian market, consolidation in the e-pharma sector etc. 

Also in the podcast:

  • NPCI’s (The National Payments Corporation of India) new subsidiary called the NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL), to take its digital payments platform Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and RuPay card global. 
  • Mid tier information technology (IT) services firm Mindtree has adopted a no-shore strategy. 
  • Online drug delivery platforms PharmEasy and Medlife have sought  approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for a potential merger of their businesses. 
  • Technology giant Google’s job sourcing platform Kormo Jobs has entered India.