Network18’s English news channel CNN-News18 is gearing up for the Union Budget 2021 with a special programming titled ‘Restarting India-Budget 2021’ that will aim to decode the complexities of the announcements for the viewers. The expectations from the Union Budget 2021 are set to be high given the hit the Indian economy has taken due to the pandemic.
The programming will be led by the channel’s best editorial experts including Zakka Jacob, Managing Editor, Anand Narsimhan, Executive Editor, and Marya Shakil, Political Editor. The channel will be airing a special show ‘Budget and You’ which will talk on the implications of the taxes on people and industries as per the newly declared budget.
The channel will focus on India’s growth agenda by bringing think tanks and industry experts such as Kiran Majumdar Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director, Biocon Limited; Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise; and Dr Surjit Bhalla, Executive Director for India at the International Monetary Fund and an economist.
The channel will have an exclusive and comprehensive LIVE budget coverage through the day catching the pulse of the market sentiments and anticipating the changes the budget will bring about the country. CNN-News18 will also feature an exclusive interview with Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman who will talk at length about her budget announcement.