• Mar
    01
    By Prabal Banerjee, President, Int. Finance Essar Group

    The Finance Minister has delivered a strategic budget , which is not populist -- it does not talk about the usual concession in IT exemption limit, auto loan rate concession

  • By R Shankar Raman, Chief financial officer, Larsen & Toubro

    For the current year’s budget reviving the investment cycle and emphasis on ‘make in India’ campaign were the clear priorities for the FM. Straddling the challenges of stressed infrastructure

  • By Niranjan HIranandani, MD, Hiranandani Constructions

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech has laid emphasis on social security infrastructure and skill development. That is good from a holistic perspective:

  • By Nirmal Jain, Chairman, IIFL

    The much awaited Budget is finally out and Finance Minister Mr Jaitley has delivered quite a practical Budget. There is something for everyone with the primary focus on long-term

  • By KM Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group

    One of the most distinguishing facts from the finance minster’s budget speech was that 62 per cent of the resources that have been mopped up through taxes by the Centre

  • By MS Unnikrishnan, MD & CEO, Thermax

    Though there wasn’t anything big bang about this budget overall it is a good one. Considering the high expectations that anticipated it the Finance Minister has

  • By M Udaia Kumar, Share Microfin

    The Union budget has almost lived up to the expectation of the Modi advocation of ‘‘Acche Din Aayenge’. The budget has a clear direction in addressing development at the

  • By Manish Sharma, MD, Panasonic India

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitely announced the NDA Government’s first full year Budget proposal. I believe it was a very well-balanced progressive and reassuring proposal that primarily focused on