The Research & Scholastic Development Team (RSDT), the research and business consulting cell of SIBM, Pune, organized its annual flagship conclave, Budget Symposium 2020 on the 22nd February this year.
Budget Symposium 2020 was based on 'Decoding the impact and the way forward'. The keynote address was delivered by Mr. TN Arun Kumar, Interim CEO, CARE Ratings Ltd. who spoke about the various key highlights of the budget and answered some fundamental questions that Union Budget 2020 has brought along. This was followed by an enriching panel discussion with industry stalwarts including Mr. Vijay Dhingra, Partner-Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP, Ms. Ruta Chitale, Chairperson-Western Indian Region Council, Institute of Chartered Accounts of India and Mr. Ashish Kulkarni, Assistant Professor- Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics. The panel was moderated by Mr. Yogesh Joshi, Deputy Bureau Chief-HT Media Ltd. The Budget 2020, with all its aspects, was discussed at length with 360o perspectives from the corporates, media and academia.
Some very candid interactions of panelists with the students of SIBM Pune marked the successful closure of an insightful Budget Symposium 2020.
Dr. R. Raman, Director of SIBM Pune says, "Although a lot of information about Budget 2020 and its impact is available in the print media and online space, the Budget Symposium at SIBM Pune provided a platform to the students to have a direct live interaction with stalwarts from world class rating agency -CARE, and from one of the 'Big Four' accounting organizations - Deloitte, and also from Western India Regional Council, of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also the academia."