CNN-News18 brings special programming ‘Restarting India- Budget 2021′
In the wake of the pandemic and the resulting restrictions, the Indian economy has gone down and thus there are high expectations from the Union Budget 2021. This brings the new line-up of in-depth yet engaging programming by CNN-News18 titled ‘Restarting India- Budget 2021’ aiming to decode the complexities of the announcements for the viewers.
The channel will focus on India’s growth agenda by bringing think tanks and industry experts like Dr Surjit Bhalla, Executive Director for India at the International Monetary Fund and an economist, Kiran Majumdar Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director, Biocon Limited and Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise, set against the backdrop of a slowing economy, rising prices and a decline in consumption. Catching the pulse of the market sentiments, and anticipating the changes the Budget will bring about for the country, the channel will also present an exclusive and comprehensive LIVE budget coverage through the day with diverse formats and data-driven approach. An exclusive interview with Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, is also lined- up post the Budget in which she will talk about her budget announcement and the steps taken to revive the economy impacted by the COVID-19.
Additionally, the channel will also bring a special power-packed show ‘Budget and You’ that, as per the newly declared budget, will talk on the implications of the taxes on people and industries.
The channel’s best editorial experts including Anand Narasimhan, Executive Editor; Zakka Jacob, Managing Editor and Marya Shakil, Political Editor will lead the programme.
Catch the most insightful and sharp analysis of the Union Budget on February 1, 2021, only on CNN-News18
News18 Network is a part of Network18 which operates 17 general news channels in India as well as in other countries. A bouquet of 13 regional news channels is operated by TV18 namely News18 Bangla, News18 Madhya Pradesh/Chattisgarh, News18 Assam/North East, News18 Odia, News18/Punjab/Haryana/Himachal Pradesh, News18 Bihar/Jharkhand, News18 Kannada, News18 Urdu, News18 Gujarati, News18 Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand, News18 Kerala, News18 Rajasthan and News18 Tamil Nadu.