Latest publications

Funding Indian healthcare: Catalysing the next wave of growth


This publication takes stock of the healthcare sector in India, and presents how various stakeholders, including the government and the private sector, can collaborate to meet the the evolving healthcare needs of India's population.

Ind AS presentation and disclosure checklist


This checklist incorporates the presentation and disclosure requirements of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS), Schedule III (Division II) of the Companies Act, 2013 and the relevant guidance notes issued by ICAI. Additional guidance supporting the disclosure requirements have also been incorporated. This checklist also includes the industry specific disclosures.

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics – 2017


This publication examines the areas where the AI continuum (augmented, assisted and autonomous intelligence) could be applicable, as well as a robust AI policy framework that needs to touch upon the social, economic and ethical considerations of a well-governed society.

Success stories and the road ahead: Technology-enabled manufacturing


The manufacturing industry globally is going through a paradigm change. Technology is changing the definition of competitiveness. Manufacturing plants are becoming more intelligent with smarter machine that produce smarter products. In this context, this publication tries gauge where the eastern Indian manufacturers stand.

PwC ReportingInBrief


The publication presents a framework for computing book profit for the purpose MAT levy for Ind AS compliant companies in the year of adoption and thereafter.

How smart are our cities?


This report is based on a performance assessment of 20 major Indian cities in terms of the operational effectiveness of the urban services being delivered to its citizens. More importantly, the report assesses the effectiveness of the strategies of 10 cities in a period of one year, which gives an indication of the approach for other cities to emulate. Smart cities are truly an opportunity to transform India, and we believe that this report will help cities accelerate towards their goal of significantly improving the goal of improving the quality of life for the common citizen.

Securing the cashless economy


As more value migrates online and corporations adopt more innovative ways of interacting with customers and other partners, the cyber security challenge will only become more complex. This knowledge paper aims to highlight areas that need to be re-examined to protect interconnected systems and assist organisations in India in building strong defences against cyberthreats, thus fostering organisational growth in this digital age.

India's new real estate and infrastructure trusts: The way forward


This report aims to provide an overview of the market for REITs and InvITs in India, and the benefits that accrue to various stakeholders by investing in these investment vehicles. It also elaborates on regulations governing the structure of these instruments in India and compares REIT markets across major countries in the world.