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Budget 2017

Budget 2017

The Union Budget 2017 lays down key concepts — medium-term targets in revenue, expenditure, defence and security policy.  This budget, presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, for the first time, includes the Railway Budget — hence has become more comprehensive as well as challenging.


S. Viswanathan, was the founder and editor of the Industrial Economist published out of Chennai. He has been a keen observer and commentator on the Indian economy.

The timing of the event is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Conference Hall, ORF Chennai