Cover Story

“Very strong and fruitful relationship in diplomacy and trade”

H.E. Mr Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India, responded to questions from India Empire’s Editor and Publisher Sayantan Chakravarty. The monthly magazine had put him on our cover, jointly in the November 2017 edition, and individually in our October 2018 issue. He speaks about the historicity of our deep political and cultural connection, the well-established economic and commercial relations including cooperation in the manufacture of heavy duty defence vehicles, passenger cars, shoes, technology partnerships and much more.

“Loan is assured to an entrepreneur with a bankable idea”

The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), established by an Act of Parliament in 1962, has recently been brought under the purview of the newly-formed Ministry of Cooperation. It has thus far engaged with over 1.5 lakh cooperatives across the country. NCDC’s Managing Director, Mr Sundeep Kumar Nayak, an IAS officer from the 1988 batch of the J&K cadre, spoke with Editor and Publisher Sayantan Chakravarty on a range of issues