PM Narendra Modi meets top CEOs for budget inputs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met with principal directors of leading companies across sectors ranging from banking to telecom, to health and electronics, for inputs for the coming time’s Budget.
Last week, he’d met with leading private equity/ adventure capital players to seek suggestions on making India a more seductive investment destination.
The forthcoming Budget would concentrate on accelerating growth hit by the COVID-19 epidemic.
On Monday, the high minister interacted with the leading CEOs of companies across banking, structure, motorcars, telecom, consumer goods, cloth, renewables, hospitality, technology healthcare, space and electronics, sanctioned sources said.
This meeting, they said, is part of the numerous relations that Modi is holding ahead of the Budget to admit inputs and suggestions from the private sector.
This is one of the numerous relations being done by the high minister ahead of the Budget to admit inputs and suggestions from the private sector.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is due to present on February 1 the Budget for the coming financial time that starts on April 1, 2022.
Since coming to power in 2014, the BJP government has unveiled a series of reforms that have helped India rise on the global ease of doing business ranking.
It’s now pushing for making India a manufacturing mecca. Product- linked incitement schemes for sectors from motorcars to semiconductors and solar have been blazoned to attract global manufacturers to set up a base in the country.
Arising from the meeting, TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan said,”What is most important is his ( high minister) focus on exploration invention, his belief in the capacity that India has to step way beyond where we are.”
Gopinathan further said the high minister has laid out a clear vision statement saying that in every sector in every assiduity, India should be among the top five encyclopedically.
Manu Kapoor of Samsung India said the high minister has come out with a lot of opinions on PLIs to support manufacturing and exports.
Time has come for Indian business and Indian assiduity, India’s banking and fiscal sector to suppose about scale without fear, Kotak Mahindra Bank CEO Uday Kotak said.
“I’m enthused about the eventuality of India, and Indian banking and finance are out there ready to support assiduity across, sustainability addition digital and structure,”Kotak said.
Mallika Srinivasan, president and managing director of Tractors and Farm Accoutrements Ltd, said the whole commerce moment was about how to take India forward.
Observing that the high minister has a grand vision and intentions for India, Maruti Suzuki India MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa said the assiduity is completely committed to contributing to his grand vision by making India a manufacturing mecca.
After the commerce, Sumant Sinha, president and MD of ReNew Power, said the meeting was intriguing, positive and encouraging.
“He heard us for nearly two hours, about all issues and problems and also the openings that corporates like us talked about in our separate sector,”Sinha said.
OYO Chief Executive Officer Ritesh Agarwal said that under the leadership of Modi, the number of the unicorns has surged from just 11 in 2016 to 79 at present.