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An aspirational, long-term Budget; 10-point agenda biggest takeaway: Goenka

What was surprising was the income-tax rebate for the salaried class. It is a very big jump from the current Rs 2.5 lakh

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Pawan Goenka 

Pawan Goenka
Pawan Goenka, managing director, M&M

I am very happy with the as it touches almost 90 per cent of the stakeholders without creating fiscal stress on the economy. Despite the Rs 20,000 crore that was added to the expenditure as part of the farmer package, the fiscal deficit remains at 3.4 per cent for the current year, instead of inching up to 3.6 per cent or 3.8 per cent.



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First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 19:00 IST