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  • Fortune India June 2017
  • Price : 150.00
  • Published on Jun 8, 2017
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  • Issues 32
  • Language - English
  • Published monthly
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There are hundreds of Indians abroad making a mark on different fields, far from the limelight. And for the past two years, those are the people FORTUNE INDIA has profiled in its Global Indians issue. Take Susmita Mohanty, for instance. Here’s a spacecraft design engineer who worked at NASA and at Boeing on projects for the International Space Station, an entrepreneur whose company designs habitations for Mars, and an all-round space junkie who calls the late Arthur C. Clarke her mentor. You would think she’ll be busy working on classified U.S. space projects. Instead, as digital editor Mansi Kapur finds, Mohanty has returned to India and is a passionate advocate of expanding the government’s space programme. She was one of the few people in the private sec-tor who pushed hard for a U.S. government waiver on the decades-long embargo on U.S. commercial satellites being launched from Indian vehicles.

Then there’s the story of Ramesh Awtaney, the man managing Airtel’s immense IT and technology network in 10 countries in Africa. Awtaney’s company, ISON Group, gets the bulk of its revenue from BPO and IT management services. At the same time, he has been investing in startups across Africa. He tells deputy editor Ashish Gupta that he wants at least 10% of his business to come from Indian companies.

       This issue is not just about Indians abroad. Associate editor Pavan Lall catches up with Tata Motors to under-stand the company’s defence ambitions. The company is confident that its imposing combat vehicle, the Kestrel, will give it an edge in bid-ding for the government’s Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle deal.

Fortune is one of the most respected business magazines in the world. It is known for its unrivaled access to world’s most influential leaders and decision-makers. In a world of business long on information and short on time, Fortune stands out with trusted insight, deep reporting and provocative story telling. Few publications cover the world of business with as much depth, breadth, wisdom, and panache. That’s why Fortune is recognized as ‘the best magazine in the world that just happens to be about business’. Fortune 500 is perhaps the best-known brand in business journalism and the ultimate hallmark of corporate success. Launched in India in October 2010 in a licensed partnership between ABP Group of Publications & Time Inc., Fortune India retains the spirit of the global brand with respect to thought leadership and practice from across the world every month while adding an Indian dimension. It is the only truly global business magazine dedicated to the global success of Indian business leaders, offering actionable insights to propel their businesses.