India’s fiscal roadmap – a bumpy road ahead?

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

09:30 - 10:20 Ballroom 3



N.K. Singh

Former Member of Parliament; Chairman, FRBM Committee

India’s 2017-18 budget was a landmark event in many respects. Presented a month earlier than usual, for the first time ever, it also incorporated the Railway Budget, and followed the announcement of two major initiatives, the Goods and Services Tax and demonetization, which put the brakes on the strong economic growth the country had been experiencing. Join Nand Kishore Singh, senior Member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and leader of the panel to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, as he discusses the budget outlook as India navigates through an unpredictable period