Is the target set for Union Budget 2021 realistic? | Team behind Budget 2021

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget for the year 2021-2022. Many new proposals were made to the budget. ‘We are very keen that expenditure, particularly productive capital expenditure, must not be a reason for the growth to be held back’, stated TV Somanathan, Expenditure Secretary.

'Is the target for this year realistic?', Team behind Budget 2021 speaks in an exclusive conversation on Times Now.

‘We are hopeful of achieving it. Finance Minister has announced a very big directional shift in the policy of government vis-à-vis public sector enterprises’, explained Tuhin Kanta Pandey, Secretary, DIPAM.

The rationale behind exceeding fiscal deficit beyond 7-7.5%?'; 'Introduction of cess?; 'Higher amount allocated for Central schemes?' TV Somanathan, Expenditure Secretary, and Tuhin Kanta Pandey, Secretary DIPAM – who are a part of Team Budget 2021 analyse Nirmala Sitharaman’s Union Budget.