Budget Symposium 2022, organized by The Research and Scholastic Development Team, SIBM Pune presented the students with an erudite experience to understand the budget as experts analyse, discuss and opine on it.
The first keynote speaker was Mr. Subhash Garg, Former Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance who helped the students gain a hold of the rudimentary aspects of the budget – Expenditure, Tax Structure and Debt. In the next keynote session, Mr. Anil Bokil, Leading Indian Economist, Chairman, Trustee & Founder member of Arthakranti Organization explained the philosophy of the budget and the intricate conflation of economy and ecology.
The panel discussion that followed, consisted of conversations treading on the topic of equitable growth. With panelists such as Dr. Anil Kumar, Independent Director, LIC and Professor, SRCC, Prof. Lekha Chakraborty, Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, Ms. Mitali Nikore, Economist as a consultant, World Bank and Founder, Nikore Associates, Ms. Kanika Pasricha, Economist, Standard Chartered Bank, Mr. Abhishek Gupta, CA and Founder, Starters’ CFO the audience was privy to a very diverse set of ideas, opinions and perspectives.
We would like to express our special gratitude to Ms. Ritika Jhanji Jagtiani, TV Presenter & Award-Winning Emcee. for very deftly moderating the keynote sessions and to Ms. Amruta Shedge, freelance journalist and Columnist for ensuring a fruitful and insightful discussion with her moderation in the panel discussion. We are grateful to have been on the receiving end of such pertinent conversations.
Dr R Raman
Director – SIBM Pune