Heres the SKILL CRISIS: With only 4 per cent of the current 32 million workers skilled, obtaining high productivity through mechanisation and use of advanced tools remains a pipe dream. In its May edition, CW explores the manpower skilling challenge. Further, this edition has an extensive feature on the land of opportunity – Telangana – ranked the No. 1 state in ease of doing business, which is driving growth for a new India. This, along with, the significant opportunities that the precast and cement market present; as well as the bright prospects for energy-efficient, space and money saving, easily installable HVAC products. Also learn about how the single largest reinforced soil project has been executed in India. The edition also features exclusive interviews with Riho Kruuv, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia; Bhopal Smart City CEO; Gwalior Smart City CEO; Imphal Municipal Commissioner; Tadipatri Municipal Commissioner; Ibrahim Adoor, MD, and Nalini Atul, JMD, Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development & Finance Corporation. Additionally, the exclusive CW PROPERTY TODAY in the magazine explains how Phase-1 of the TCS Olympus Centre in Thane was completed in a record 18 months as against the initial estimated 24 months! It also explores how jump form is the latest technology used for the core and shell works of high-rise towers; and how the American International School Chennai bagged the Gold status for LEED.