Budget Impact on Construction Sector

By Akshay Chaudhury Challenges faced by the Industry: Low-cost finance via FDI, ECB, and domestic banking assistance: Both the Centre and state must work together to remove bottlenecks for faster implementation of the reform measures in order to promote FDI in real estate. The ECB route should be opened for developers and FDI must be permitted in […]

Budget Impact Analysis – Auto Sector

By Dhanyakumar M H Expectations from Industry: Cut in corporate tax from 30 to 25% Implementation of the vehicle scrappage scheme Incentives for hybrid and electric car production to be extended Removal of connection between size of car and tax Push for infrastructure to offer a quality road in the long run What Budget has […]

Budget Series 2017-18-#4 Impact on Consumer Durables Sector

Anuprash Baruah & Abraham Mathew “And more than the quality of its institutions, what distinguishes a developed country from a developing one is the degree of consensus in its politics, and thus its ability to take actions to secure a better future despite short-term pain.” – Raghuram Rajan – Fault Lines This quote sums up […]

Budget Series 2017-18-#2 Impact on Auto Sector

Roshan Raghuram & Jananee R Chandran A look at the Union budget Transform, Energise and Clean: the three-point agenda of the Union budget has very well reflected in its focus on job creation, rural spending, digitization, and GST. Some of the highlights are: Total allocation to agriculture up by 24%, to double the farm income in […]