Mint Budget Round Table: Can interim budget redress agrarian distress?

  • The Mint Budget Round Table brought together a panel of eminent economists to discuss the expectations ahead of the 2019 interim budget. Economists Indira Rajaraman, Arvind Virmani and Himanshu analyzed the challenges that the NDA government faces with regard to tackling the widespread agrarian distress. They were unanimous in cautioning the “government to examine the fiscal space for income transfer programmes.” Watch the full video for all this and more.