Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

Union Budget 2023


CEO NITI Aayog Param Iyer on Budget 2023-24: An infrastructure push for the people

February 07, 2023 9:39 am

Focus on physical, digital and social infrastructure in Union budget places people at the heart of policy.

Himanshu writes: Budget 2023-24 ignores rural distress, tries to fix demand problem with supply interventions

February 07, 2023 9:45 am

Government's infrastructure push is unlikely to work unless it is accompanied by the private sector increasing its investment. The track record in this regard has not been very good

ExplainSpeaking | Budget 2023-24: Economic growth, fiscal health and unemployment

February 07, 2023 7:16 am

CMIE data reveals that the total number of employed people in India at the end of December 2022 was lower than the total number of employed people at the start of 2016

From doles to development: Budget has done well to reorient government spending on subsidies towards rural infrastructure schemes

February 06, 2023 9:38 am

Ashok Gulati and Ritika Juneja write: The FM has announced an Agri-Focused Accelerator Fund. She also talked of creating digital public infrastructure for agriculture as an open-source, open-standard and interoperable public good.

Sonia Gandhi writes on Budget 2023-24: A silent strike on the poor

February 06, 2023 1:09 pm

Indians are being punished by the triple menace of price rise, unemployment and falling incomes. Budget only exacerbates the problem

Budget 2023 is betting on recovery

February 05, 2023 10:10 pm

Slashing of MGNREGA outlay assumes normalisation of economic activity, less need for safety nets. That assumption could be tested

Expect real growth to be better in couple of years: Finance Secretary T V Somanathan

February 06, 2023 12:48 pm

In an interaction with Aanchal Magazine and Anil Sasi, he said that the India will go back to “a fairly decent savings rate” once normalisation in the economy is complete and the carry-on effects of the pandemic ebb.

P Chidambaram writes | Budget (1): Text ignores the context

February 05, 2023 9:03 am

P Chidambaram writes: The New Tax Regime is already unraveling. The subject requires a separate treatment next week. One thing is clear: government intends to abolish all exemptions from personal income tax. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster ride in an uncertain year.

Slow govt spending to hit connectivity in rural areas

February 05, 2023 6:24 am

In FY23, the government revised the expenditure estimates from the USO fund to Rs 3,010 crore, which is 200% less than the budgetary estimate of Rs 9,000 crore.

On Budget 2023: Health in Amrit Kaal

February 04, 2023 9:54 am

Rupee for rupee, spending on health by the government gives more return than out-of-pocket or private spending by citizens


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2023-24

February 01, 2023 2:41 pm

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2023 on February 1, notably this government’s last full-fledged Budget before the Lok Sabha polls early next year.