Budget Symposium

The Union Budget 2014 was released on July 10, 2014 at a time when, India, as one of the best-performing markets in the world, was standing at the crossroads of indecision. It seeks to place India on a growth pedestal of 7 – 8% in the next 3 years. Can it deliver on what has been promised?

In order to gain insights on the expectations that India Inc. had from the budget, and whether these expectations had been met, the Research and Scholastic Development Team of SIBM Pune organized The Budget Symposium 2014, a panel discussion with the theme: Union Budget 2014 and India Inc, What they wanted and what they got on 21st July, 2014. Elite group of panellists from the corporate world, enthralled the packed audience with their knowledge and provided them with keen insights on the budget. The session helped enrich the students’ awareness and assess their perspectives on the Union Budget 2014-15.


The esteemed panellists for the session included:

Mr. Ajay Asati, Associate Director at CRISIL Global Research and Analytics
Mr. Amit Merchant, Wealth Management Professional at WealthPath Financial Services
Lt. Cdr. Pawan Desai, CEO, MitKat Advisory Services
Mr. Pradeep Gidwani, Finance and Export Consultant
The session was moderated by Prof. Manasi Phadke, Consulting Economist and visiting faculty at SIBM, Pune