Meeting Great Expectations

Thrust on Employment Generation the Biggest Takeaway
  • N.K. Singh, a former civil servant and Rajya Sabha MP, says, Budget-making remains an enigma. Expectations always outstrip reality. He feels budgetary process must be demystified.
  • There should be greater transparency, ensure predictability and continuity by adopting what the rest of the world does.  A pre-budget report serves to encourage debate on how they interact with the economy.