Fiscal Policy Series: Indian Union Budget II
India's boisterous parliamentary democracy forces budgetary decision-making into a lively public forum to which canny business observers pay close attention. With the Indian economy once again slated to outstrip US and European rivals and another round of reforms likely to propel further growth, the new Union budget to be unveiled on February 22 promises large opportunities for businesses with investments or operations in India. Stimulus measures undertaken during the global economic downturn will continue. There is also likely to be a clear date for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The budget may also contain reforms in foreign investment, innovative inflation control, and an increase in gratuity limits.
Experts will provide insights into: how funds will be allocated;
India's economic outlook; new opportunities for companies doing business in the country; and changes in tax law and regulations that will impact companies doing business in India.
Ajay Chhibber, Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP:
Arun Kumar, Lead Partner, US-India Practice, KPMG Partner
Parag Saxena, Founding General Partner and the CEO of New Silk Route Partners
Uday Ved, Senior Tax Partner, KPMG in India
Outreach partner: Confederation of Indian Industry.
Reception: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Program: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Confederation of Indian Industry, The Indus Entrepreneurs, International Business Chamber of Commerce, and Vinco Ventures LLC.
Asia Society 20th Asian Corporate Conference
March 18 - 20, 2010
New Delhi, India