If outsourced research is the buzzword, Dr AV Rama Rao ought to be its icon. He runs India’s only scientific research lab as a business venture. His company Avra Laboratories provides technical services, process technologies and synthesis of new chemical entities for world's leading drug companies like GD Searle, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb. From extremely humble origins of rural Andhra Pradesh, Dr Rama Rao became an innovative scientist with National Chemical Laboratory in" /> If outsourced research is the buzzword, Dr AV Rama Rao ought to be its icon. He runs India’s only scientific research lab as a business venture. His company Avra Laboratories provides technical services, process technologies and synthesis of new chemical entities for world's leading drug companies like GD Searle, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb. From extremely humble origins of rural Andhra Pradesh, Dr Rama Rao became an innovative scientist with National Chemical Laboratory in" /> If outsourced research is the buzzword, Dr AV Rama Rao ought to be its icon. He runs India’s only scientific research lab as a business venture. His company Avra Laboratories provides technical services, process technologies and synthesis of new chemical entities for world's leading drug companies like GD Searle, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb. From extremely humble origins of rural Andhra Pradesh, Dr Rama Rao became an innovative scientist with National Chemical Laboratory in">

 

 

I have always worked on ideas that are tough, relevant for the society and can make a name for India
ML: Can you tell us a little about your background and your childhood?
AVR: I have seen your other interviews where everybody seems to be a topper. Let me be very frank. I was never a topper in school. My father was a state government employee who got transferred frequently. I was the first child and used to move around with my parents. Usually, by the time I finished half a...
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Last time, I wrote how it is prudent to keep checking your credit card account to avoid being dumped with a wrong transaction. Now, Rajiv Malhotra’s experience shows us another aspect of foreign currency credit card transactions, especially when charges are “reversed”.

Unlike cancelled transactions, where a customer has to pay all the charges associated with on-line foreign...

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