'CNBC-TV18 | Mint Budget Verdict: The Infra Ministerial' to bring Government's key decision makers in conversation with leaders from the infrastructure sector
Budget Verdict, a first of its kind of television news initiative by CNBC-TV18 & Mint endeavours to create a unique interface between Budget makers and corporate leaders of India. The first edition of this initiative was held immediately after the Union Budget and the event witnessed a grand turn-out of business leaders from across the nation. They interacted with the Minister of State for Finance, Jayant Sinha and the Secretaries panel from the finance ministry.
The highlight of the initiative was that for the first time the key mandarins of finance ministry fielded questions from the invited corporate India Chief Executives. Through the second edition of Budget Verdict called ‘The Infra Ministerial’, the event will offer the right opportunity for all relevant stakeholders from the infrastructure sector to come under one roof to share learning, concerns, and suggestions for a cogent delivery led policy formulation.
The summit will be attended and addressed by Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, Union Railways Minister, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for Aviation, Mahesh Sharma. There will also be a high powered panel of government officials including the Coal Secretary, Anil Swaroop, the Economic Affairs Secretary, Shaktikanta Das, the Steel Secretary, Aruna Sundarajan and the NHAI Chairman, Raghav Chandra.
The discussion will be hosted by CNBC-TV18’s Managing Editor, Shereen Bhan and Mint’s Deputy Managing Editor, Anil Padmanabhan.
The March 21, 2016 event will be featured LIVE on CNBC- TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN Lokmat. The surround via digital play would occur on moneycontrol.com, ibnlive.com and ibnkhabar.com, apart from livemint.com. ‘CNBC-TV18 Mint Budget Verdict’ will be webcast LIVE on moneycontriol.com and livemint.com.