Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget for financial year 2020-21 earlier today. The Budget speech lasted a little over two hours and forty minutes, the longest budget speech ever. The Budget speech saw fiscal deficit for the present financial year revised upwards to 3.8 per cent. Nominal GDP growth for the next financial year is estimated to be 10%
What has led to the decision to come out with the LIC IPO? What can be its implications?
What does budget have for pushing GDP growth up and what does it have for generating more employment? How does the allocation for defence look?
To answer all these questions and more, A K Bhattacharya, former editor, Business Standard joins Ankur Bhardwaj in this this podcast. Listen to the podcast for more.