In the light of the ongoing farmer protests and the pandemic wiping out livelihood for many farmers while also reshaping the agritech sector, what will the budget dole out for India's agricultural economy?
India's spending on healthcare has always been measly, about 1.28 percent of the GDP, and it is time to increase investment on vaccination, primary healthcare infrastructure and human resources as an instrument of economic recovery and growth
The Budget needs to prioritise generating urban employment, getting more women into the workforce, developing industry-oriented skilling, and creating access to and building digital capabilities
A lower flat rate of tax across electric vehicle manufacturing and tax holidays for local R&D will help India become self reliant in EV technologies, entrepreneurs say
A reformed tax structure for all businesses will support small enterprises, formalise and boost the economy, and create jobs, IDFC First Bank's V Vaidyanathan writes
It's not that the government does not believe there is no problem, but it does not have a qualified number on how big the issue is
The government will have to show serious intent to bolster economic activity at a time when finances are severely constrained and the effects of the pandemic are still visible
Reviving the economy through capital spending should be top priority in Budget FY22; fiscal consolidation will have to wait