Union Budget 2017

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO - Paytm (Photo/Paytm)

What Top 10 Indian startup founders think about FM Arunj Jaitley Budget 2017?

Many startups have lauded the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's some of the move related to startups but they also feel that Budget 2017 could have done more.
FM Arun Jaitley on the way to the Parliament to present the Union Budget 2017 (Photo/PIB)

FM Arun Jaitley step up Bharat Net allocation to Rs 10,000 crore for 2017-18

The allocation for the Bharat Net project is being stepped up to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget 2017 speech.
In the area of skill building, which is a significant focus area of the Prime Minister, access to mobile phones, largely a consumption device, has been made easier, whereas the same incentives have not been extended to the other screen devices that actually enable skill building. (Photo/PIB)

Debjani Ghosh: Expected benefits of govt programs have not been effective

Over the last two years, the government has implemented several policy reforms but the expected benefits of government programs have not been effective because there is a gap between the initiatives and the actual intended outcome
Govt should lower taxes on domestic software & IT services in Union Budget 2017

Govt should lower taxes on domestic software & IT services in Union Budget 2017

This will help lower costs of these items and lead to increased adoption and will have a significant impact in helping the government achieve is vision of a Digital India
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