If I were FM | Sajjan Jindal, JSW Steel Ltd

If I were FM | Sajjan Jindal, JSW Steel Ltd
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First Published: Wed, Jun 24 2009. 01 15 AM IST

Sajjan Jindal /vice-chairman & MD, JSW Steel Ltd
Sajjan Jindal /vice-chairman & MD, JSW Steel Ltd
Updated: Wed, Jun 24 2009. 08 40 PM IST
Sajjan Jindal /vice-chairman & MD, JSW Steel Ltd
If you had three wishes for the budget, what they would be?
• Reduce taxes and leave higher disposable income in the hands of the consumer to stimulate demand
• Initiate financial sector reforms for the development of a vibrant capital market
• At a macro level, I would like to insulate the country from global swings by concentrating more in the domestic market
If you were FM, what would be one thing outside your industry you would want to change?
Disinvestment of public sector undertakings to augment government resources and bring down fiscal deficit.
What is one thing you wouldn’t touch/change?
Taxing agricultural income.
What is your idea of inclusive growth?
A situation where the fruits of industrialization are enjoyed not just by the educated and technically well-equipped, but where displaced farmers, the marginal, unskilled workers, ethnic communities, women and other weaker sections of society find a share in the development process. It is only then development becomes holistic. To sum it up, it means a growth strategy where the aspirations of both India and Bharat are taken care of.
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First Published: Wed, Jun 24 2009. 01 15 AM IST