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Has Budget 2019 managed to stick with the fiscal prudence? Here's what experts have to say

Updated : February 01, 2019 09:36 PM IST

Interim finance minister Piyush Goyal, while presenting the interim budget for the coming financial year, said that the government has revised the fiscal deficit target for FY19 from 3.3 percent projected earlier to 3.4 percent. The government had also missed the fiscal deficit target last year and ended at  3.5 percent of GDP as against the budgeted 3.2 percent target.

CNBC-TV18’s Shereen Bhan along with Punita Kumar Sinha, managing partner of Pacific Paradigm Advisors; Vinayak Chatterjee, chairman and co-founder of Feedback Infra; Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra & Mahindra; Sandip Somany, president of FICCI and VC and MD, HSIL; William Foster, VP, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's Investors Service; Mohandas Pai, chairman, Manipal Global Education Services and Jaimini Bhagwati, RBI chair professor, ICRIER, try to decode what the interim Budget 2019 means for the economy.
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