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The pace of revival can quicken, provided the government extends a helping hand and injects enough stimulus to boost the sector and the overall economy

Real estate industry 2021: What can the sector look forward to? Is the worst behind us?

Jan 03, 2021

How the budget pans out for the real estate sector, only time will tell, but one thing is for sure, strong fundamentals are vital for the revival of housing demand

The development of an active and liquid corporate bond market can help greatly in the transparent and efficient financing of the businesses

Budget 2021: 3 ways govt can increase retail participation in bond market

Jan 19, 2021

The solution is to deepen India's bond markets to free the NBFCs from excessive dependence on banks, and make the occasional failures (IL&FS, DHFL) less traumatic for the banking system

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is unlikely to help much in cleaning up bad loans

Rebooting Economy 60: India in a financial mess of its own making

Jan 20, 2021

Misdirected stimulus that relies heavily on liquidity infusion when demand is depressed and incentivising loan defaults by routinely writing off NPAs threaten financial stability and economic recovery

Budget 2021

Budget 2021: Laying the foundation for infrastructure-led growth

Feb 01, 2021

There is a renewed investment focus across infrastructure sectors including railways, healthcare, water and waste, urban infrastructure, roads and highways, city gas, dedicated freight corridors and infrastructure for hydrogen energy production and fishing, ship recycling hubs

A new scheme has been introduced for re-opening of closed assessments - a vexed, disputable subject

Budget unleashes reforms in tax dispute resolution mechanism

Feb 01, 2021

Substantial changes have been introduced in relation to Tax Dispute Resolution mechanism to impart greater efficiency, transparency and accountability by eliminating interface to the extent technologically feasible by optimising utilisation of resources and introducing dynamic jurisdiction

Budget 2021 announcements should help in dispelling fears farmers may harbour

Budget's agriculture sector announcements reiterate govt's rural focus

Feb 07, 2021

The increase in the agriculture credit with a target of Rs 16.5 lakh crore and the allocation of infrastructure fund for the development of APMCs reiterates the government's commitment to the welfare of farmers, and is a great move

Budget 2021 was expected to provide more relief to most affected ones including salaried individuals and businesses in the hospitality and travel sector

Budget 2021 rationalises tax rules, removes difficulties faced by taxpayers

Feb 06, 2021

The focus on self-reliance, innovation, research and development, infra capex and digital payments in Union Budget 2021 would definitely help in lifting the Indian economy from under $3 trillion to $5 trillion in the near term

Budget 2021 is a good enough step in this direction. Now time will tell how these steps eventually pan out

Budget 2021: Healthcare gets biggest boost, but some expectations remain unmet

Feb 03, 2021

Budget 2021 has taken care of the bare necessities that are needed to ensure that the healthcare infrastructure of the country is given a booster dose to make it infallible to pandemics like what we are going through

This budget, coming after a challenging year, will launch not just the first unmanned Gaganyaan space flight, but also send the economy into a growth orbit and that is encouraging

Budget 2021 strikes right balance to boost growth, improve infrastructure

Feb 03, 2021

Union Budget 2021: The relaxation on foreign investments in infrastructure will give a boost to much-needed infrastructure development

Capex allocation for infrastructure is increased by 34.5% over the revised budget estimates (RE) for FY21

Budget 2021: DFI, FPI investment in REITs; Infrastructure push a welcome step to spur economy

Feb 02, 2021

The Union Budget for 2021-22 admirably rises to the challenge of creating an enabling environment to deliver on the promise of National Infrastructure Pipeline in the next few years

Budget 2021 has confirmed a substantial slippage in the fiscal deficit relative to the prior targets for both FY2021 and FY2022, an unavoidable fallout of the pandemic

Budget 2021: A balanced mix of fiscal correction and clear growth goals

Feb 02, 2021

While the Budget has revealed a plethora of proposals targeted at supporting the nascent economic rebound, timely implementation of these proposals will be key to sustaining higher growth of the Indian economy in FY2022 and beyond