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Beyond Budget Headlines: What the key elements of FM's speech mean to us

Given that the FM has already said that this will be extraordinary Budget, all eyes will be on how she allocates the resources to the most pressing needs of the present time

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Budget 2021 | Union Budget

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

Did you know that the finance minister's Budget speech has no legal sanctity in India? Yes, there is no provision for the Budget speech under the Constitution of India or any law. It is in addition to what is provided under various laws. Technically, once the FM has presented the three key documents, the Budget exercise is over, says our in-house policy expert A K Bhattacharya, as he explains the important areas that we should focus on while listening to the finance minister's speech.

Given that Finance Minister has already said that this will be extraordinary Budget to deal with the extraordinary circumstances, all eyes will be on how she allocates the resources to the most pressing needs of the present time.

In the eight and the last episode of Beyond Budget Headlines with AKB, Business Standard’s special podcast series in the run-up to Budget 2021, we are discussing the various elements of the Budget speech, the significance of the different parts of Budget, and key things we must pay attention to.

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First Published: Fri, January 29 2021. 09:55 IST
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