CNBC-TV18 announces special programming line-up for Union Budget
CNBC-TV18 announces a special programming line-up for Union Budget 2021, as the economy recovers from the COVID pandemic the FM has promised a Budget Like Never Before. The channel’s more than a 2-decade long legacy of being India’s Business News specialist testifies the programming themed ‘A Budget Like No Other’. The most comprehensive, insight-driven, simplified Budget reportage will be presented by bringing together government representatives, policymakers, global investors, industry stalwarts and India Inc. under one platform. An in-depth understanding of the Union Budget and how it impacts their everyday lives is provided in the ongoing programming, leading up to the Budget-Day on 1st February.
Focussing on the Budget wish-list of different industries with industry experts and economists, the pre-budget shows include Budget Brainstorm. CNBC-TV18 does a mood check of the biggest fund managers in the country, as we count down to the Budget 2021. The question ‘What does the market want from the FM’ is answered in the CNBC-TV18 Market Poll on 27th January. By bringing Padmaja Ruparel, IAN, Karthik Reddy, IVCA & Blume and Abhiraj Bhal, Urban Company on Thursday, 28th January, CNBC-TV18 Young Turks Budget special will focus on the Indian entrepreneurial expectations. CNBC-TV18 hosted a marathon contest on TV and their Twitter handle @CNBCTV18News, to amplify engagement and connect with their audiences starting from 11th January which will culminate on Budget day, 1st February. Lucky winners of the contest saw exciting prizes and on Budget Day, will see a bumper prize. In conversation with the author of the economic survey, CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian and interaction with the industry, the Economic Survey Townhall post IES day, will see Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor CNBC-TV18.
Actionable insights and in-depth coverage from the best business minds in the country have been provided by CNBC-TV18 for over two decades. Market experts such as Dinesh Kanabar, Dhruva Advisors; Raamdeo Agrawal, Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd.; Nilesh Shah, Kotak Mahindra AMC and Nilesh Shah, Envision Capital will be hosted by the channel this year. In addition to that, biggest faces from India Inc. will also be seen like Dinesh Kumar Khara, SBI; Koushik Chatterjee, Tata Steel; Deepak Parekh, HDFC; Sanjiv Goenka, CESC; Arundhati Bhattacharya, Salesforce India and Sajjid Chinoy, JPMorgan and global experts including Caesar Maasry, Goldman Sachs; Mark Mobius, Mobius Capital Partners and Mixo Das, JPMorgan, Krishna Kumar, East Spring Investments (Singapore).
Smriti Mehra, CEO, Business News, Network18, said, “For the past 21 years, CNBC-TV18 stands tall as India’s Budget Headquarters and has been the most trusted and distinctive voice on all aspects concerning the Union Budget. With the nation now eagerly awaiting a Budget Like Never Before, we, as the leaders of English business news, take our role very seriously in providing exhaustive coverage and content on the Budget and how it would impact the different aspects of the industry, commerce at a macro level and financial well-being at the micro. Our incisive and superior programming line-up led by our team of seasoned business journalists and research analysts, and joined by the very best of India Inc., Government and industry bodies, politicians and policymakers, remains unmatched as we endeavour to decode and analyse the Union Budget with precision for our viewers. As always Budget on CNBC-TV18 has seen tremendous sponsor interest and has led to advertisers from across industries reaching out to partner with us.”
CNBC-TV18, in the last 21 years, has built the trust which people search for in these testing times, as India’s Budget Headquarters and it has done it by providing actionable information backed by insight-driven analysis. With the strong support of their sponsors, CNBC-TV18 will continue to be at the forefront of the Budget 2021 programming. Apollo Tyres, Toshiba, Zoom and Saudi Arabia are the partners of the Union Budget 2021 on CNBC-TV18.