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Ease fiscal consolidation in Budget, hike health spend, economists urge FM

Also call for efforts to enhance exports, build farm infrastructure

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Fiscal consolidation | Budget Wishlist  | Economists

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 



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Most economists said that expenditure on social sectors, health and infrastructure should be raised

have urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to relax fiscal deficit consolidation in the Budget for 2021-22 (FY22) and make efforts to enhance exports from the country. They also called for raising expenditure on health and focusing on agriculture infrastructure (infra) without which the recent reforms would not hold ground.

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First Published: Sun, December 20 2020. 16:49 IST

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