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Anurit Kanti

The author is correspondent at BW Businessworld, he has a keen interest in sustainability and environmental economics

Latest Articles By Anurit Kanti

Budget 2018 Reactions: The Budget Is Very Strategically And Carefully Thought Of, Manish Sharma

Anurit Kanti

"I would say that this budget, is not exponential, it is incremental," says Manish Sharma, President & CEO, Panasonic India Pvt Ltd.

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Budget Reactions: The Government Has Failed To Create A Fund For Climate Change Mitigation: Sudhir Sinha, CEO, CSR Inc.

Anurit Kanti

"I see this as a ‘Pro Bharat’ Budget. I appreciate the government for being bold and courageous for not going for a populist budget despite getting into election years," says Sudhir Sinha, CEO, CSR Inc.

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Budget Reaction: Bad For Investment Sector, 'Meh' For Cryptocurrency And Silent On Defence And Environment, Anmol Soin

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"This is a budget that has left me with mixed emotions. There were solid theoretical measures and some that even seem beyond the realm of possible (from an implementation perspective)," says Anmol Soin, Managing Editor, Initiative for Policy Research & Analysis

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Budget Reaction: It’s A Very Focused, A Very Good Budget, Sandip Somany

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"It’s not a budget which is everything for everyone. They have specifically focused on improving certain areas of the economy which were underperforming or weaker. And they targeted that area," says Sandip Somany, Senior VP, FICCI & MD, HSIL Limited

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Your Choice Matters: The Hidden Cost Of Plastic Straws

Anurit Kanti

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Priyanka Kalra, Umang Manchanda & Mallika Arya, co-founders of No Straws Attached discuss the environmental impact and ecological footprint of plastic straws, and how there is a need to shift to environmentally conscious consumer choices with respect to plastic straws

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Budget 2018 Reactions: The Whole Speech Is Announcing Schemes, Welfare Schemes, R.S. Sharma

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"The main focus of the budget has been, if you look at the budget speech, the whole speech is announcing schemes, welfare schemes, for the poor and rural sector and the agriculture sector, rural housing, health protection schemes for the below poverty line people," R.S. Sharma, Former CMD, ONGC Ltd

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Budget 2018 Reactions: Long Term Capital Gain Was Expected, But Along Came STT, That Has Been Retained, Krishan Malhotra

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"For senior citizens it is very good as they have got exemptions on health, on TDS, interest rates have been substantially increased, and that increase is very appreciable," Krishan Malhotra, Senior Partner at Dhruva Advisors LLP

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Budget 2018 Reactions: Financial Sector Benefits From Old Policies Of Capitalization Of Banks, But Certainly On Equities It’s Not Good, Naina Lal Kidwai

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"Strengthening of the banks is a much more overarching issue," Naina Lal Kidwai, Chairperson, Max Financial Services

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Budget 2018 Reactions: The Investments, The MSP, The Reimbursement Scheme And All Of Those, Are Very Strongly Focused Upon, Rashesh C Shah

Anurit Kanti

"The government has obviously put the rural and agriculture sector as a priority, which is very positive because it will fuel consumption and the GDP growth rate also," Rashesh C Shah, President, FICCI & Chairman and CEO, Edelweiss Group

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Budget 2018 Reactions: Very Little In The Budget On Climate Change: Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI School Of Advanced Studies

Anurit Kanti

"Several measures in the budget have tried to address themselves to the rural distress situation. The focus on improving productivity, increasing agricultural incomes, strengthening the agri-logistics infrastructure are positive generally but raise questions from a resource efficiency point of view", Dr Leena Srivastava

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