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Budget 2023 to increase capex for infra projects for growth: Experts

From giving a boost to capex spending for the infrastructure sector to focusing on urban development schemes, here are the expectations of the experts for infrastructure sector from Union Budget 2023

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Union Budget 2023 will increase capital expenditure for infrastructure by 25-30 per cent as it spends on highways, railways, and digital infrastructure, experts have said.

The government’s infrastructure focus will continue, as such spending has a multiplier effect on overall economic growth. FY24 budgetary allocation for roads and highways is likely to increase by 12-15 per cent and for railways, it will rise by 30 per cent, said Mehul Pandya, managing director and chief executive officer of CareEdge (CEO), a rating and advisory group.

The last Budget focused on high-impact areas and increased capex outlay by 35.4 per cent (from

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First Published: Jan 30 2023 | 6:44 PM IST

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