CNBC-TV18 is preparing for the most comprehensive coverage and analysis of the country’s most anticipated financial event – the Union Budget 2023 on February 1.
As the Union Budget lays out a blueprint for the country’s economic growth and progress, CNBC-TV18 strives to provide the most comprehensive coverage and analysis featuring the most influential names from markets, India Inc., policy, and beyond.
The extensive programming lineup has been curated around the theme ‘Budget 2023: Resilience to Resurgence,’ to keep India informed about what Budget 2023 will mean for the country.
With manufacturing being a key area of focus this year, the audience will hear discussions about the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) schemes used by manufacturers to seek investments and funding. Agriculture and food processing, auto/EVs/batteries, clean & green energy, SME growth in rural India, and other topics will be covered in depth for the audience, as well as personal finance and taxes.
CNBC-TV18’s exclusive pre-budget shows are covering every aspect of the Union Budget, with well-researched information and cutting-edge analysis. For instance, ‘What The Market Wants’ features some of India’s best market experts who navigate the stock market’s expectations while ‘Budget Brainstorm’ delves deep into various sector performances and brainstorms with the leading experts in the industry.
If you are looking for expert opinions and expectations from a global lens, ‘What The World Wants’ talks about the same in great detail. ‘What India Inc. Wants’ features the biggest faces of corporate India talking about their expectations from the Budget.
Furthermore, the ‘Economic Survey Special’ will provide a comprehensive look at the government’s annual survey. Finally, beginning with Budget 2023, the channel will highlight trends, themes, impact, and expectations across sectors through Budget specials in its feature shows such as Young Turks, Smart Money, Commodity Champions, Startup Street, and others.
On Budget Day, the channel will feature an impressive lineup of business, finance, and market experts to decipher the Budget.
Industry titans such as Sanjiv Mehta (HUL), Sanjiv Puri (ITC), Sanjiv Bajaj (Bajaj Finserv), Anish Shah (Mahindra Group), and market veterans such as Ramesh Damani, Madhu Kela, S. Naren, Shankar Sharma, Prashant Khemka, Sunil Singhania, and others will be on the guest list. Tarun Bajaj (Former Revenue Secretary), Sajjid Chinoy (JP Morgan India), Raamdeo Agrawal (Motilal Oswal Financial Services), Dinesh Kanabar (Dhruva Advisors), and Ashok Wadhwa (Ambit) are among the industry heavyweights who will provide expert analysis to the CNBC-TV18 Budget special guest editors this year.
Sharing her thoughts, Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, said, “For over 20 years, CNBC-TV18 has examined the Union Budget in detail and discussed its effect on the economy, business, markets, and the public through our specially curated programming and content. The hope is that this year’s Budget will build on the resilience seen in the past year and announce measures to further accelerate growth and capitalize on the changing geo-political and geo-economic landscape.
Adding to this, Smriti Mehra, CEO, of Business News, Network18, said, “The Budget season is a great opportunity for us to reinstate our promise of being a trusted investment ally to our audience. With the line-up of shows to date and the analysis of the Budget on February 1, we aim to equip our audience with information that is relevant and useful to them in their financial journey.
Tune in to CNBC-TV18 at 11 a.m. on February 1 to watch the FM’s speech LIVE.