Events : Economic, Development & Social Issues

Panel Discussion on "Union Budget 2018-19"

Held on Thursday, 8th February, 2018 at 6.00 PM

Bangalore International Centre had organised Panel Discussion on the Union Budget 2018-19 on Thursday, 8th February, 2018 at 6.00 PM. The discussants were Dr. Narendar Pani, Dr. M Govinda Rao and Prof. R S Deshpande. Mr. T V Mohandas Pai was the chair and discussant.

The Union Budget for the year 2018-19 came post the effects of demonetization and the introduction of GST with about sixteen months to go for the next National Elections. It is expected to be an enunciation of both long-term and short-term policies to revive the economy. The experts helped us understand its implications.

Mr. Pai and Prof. Deshpande explained about the features of the budget through a power point presentation.

Dr. M Govinda Rao and Dr. Narendar Pani also expressed their views on the features of the budget.

The interactive session was animated and several members expressed their views, apart from eliciting clarifications from the panelists and chair.