India is not an easy place to either start or run a business. The number of permissions and approvals by government is astounding. It took me 7 months to get a passport the straight way. In an interview with Indian Express Swraj Paul talks about some of his frustrations that I relate with. Some of his observations
India is still the most difficult place in the world to do business.
Never trust what they tell you whether it is the government or trade organizations.
We think India can be the only competitor to China in the manufacturing segment. But if India wants to compete with China, it needs to overcome this obstructionist attitude that come from politicians.