April 11, 2021 3:17 am
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Tag: Union Budget

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‘Digital census to swell govt spending on technology to $7.3 bn in 2021’

Key government initiatives including Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India and Digital India initiatives will continue to remain top priority projects for the Centre
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman along with the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur arrives at Parliament House to present the General Budget 2021-22. (Photo: PIB)

Budget 2021 hinges on augmenting economic recovery with emphasis on self-reliance: Top CXOs

Union Budget 2021 hinges on augmenting economic recovery while laying emphasis on self-reliance. This year’s Union Budget has a strong focus on healthcare with increased spending, says industry leaders.
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Budget 2021: Extension of social security benefits to Gig workers a welcome move

The announcement in Union Budget 2021 that social security benefits will be extended to gig workers is a welcome move for the new economy work-force, says, industry leaders.
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Budget 2021 strong focus on agriculture, organic farming to accelerate India’s Atmanirbharta

The key announcement made in Union Budget 2021 focused on the agriculture sector has the potential to accelerate Prime Minister Narendra Modi vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat and promote organic farming in the country, says senior agriculture sector leaders
Digital India: Digital sectors to contribute 10% to India's GDP by 2025, says McKinsey

Budget 2021 emphasis on data analytics, AI and ML to strengthen Digital India

The first 'paperless' union budget underlines our government’s focus on three key areas, including innovation, skill development, and digital governance.
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‘Budget 2021 is more of infrastructure, healthcare and disinvestment budget’

Fiscal Deficit, Disinvestment, Expenditure & Administrative Reforms were the theme of the budget 2021 speech of the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman along with the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur arrives at Parliament House to present the General Budget 2021-22. (Photo: PIB)

Budget 2021 adequately supports SMEs, education and BFSI sectors, says top CXOs

Increasing the FDI limit to 74% from the current 49% in the insurance sector is a welcome move by the government which was long overdue, says BFSI leaders on the Union Budget 2021.
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman along with the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur arrives at Parliament House to present the General Budget 2021-22. (Photo: PIB)

Budget 2021 is well structured and forward-looking in times of pandemic

An extremely well structured and a forward-looking budget encompassing all sectors and detailed steps for implementation.
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Budget 2021: Reasonable for Shipping & Logistics sector but needed digital push

Overall, Union Budget 2021 has been reasonable for the sector, more investments or steps to digitize the industry could have made it even better.
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Budget 2021 adequately meet the expectations of startups and fintech industry

The Union Budget 2021 has a lot of encouraging initiatives for the startup ecosystem and meets some of the expectations of the Fintech industry.