CNBC-TV18 to present special programming line-up 'Budget 2023: Resilience to Resurgence'

The English business news channel is going to present an exclusive programming line-up with some of the biggest industry voices to decode the Union Budget announcements

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CNBC-TV18 to present special programming line-up 'Budget 2023: Resilience to Resurgence'

English business news channel CNBC-TV18 is gearing for the coverage and analysis of Union Budget 2023, and for the same it has come up with a curated line-up under the theme of ‘Budget 2023: Resilience to Resurgence’.

The Budget will be presented by Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, on February 1.

As the Union Budget charts out a roadmap for the nation’s economic growth and progress, CNBC-TV18 endeavours to present the coverage and analysis featuring the most influential names from markets, India Inc, policy and beyond.

The programming line-up has been curated to keep India up-to-date on what Budget 2023 will mean for the country.

With manufacturing being a key area of focus this year, the audience will see discussions around the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) schemes used to seek investments and funding by manufacturers. Other areas such as agriculture and food processing, auto/EVs/batteries, clean and green energy, SME growth in rural India etc., are also of key interest, along with personal finance and taxes, which will be discussed at length for the audience.

CNBC-TV18 is aiming to cover every aspect of the Union Budget through itspre-budget shows. 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 of the industry. 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 some the biggest faces of corporate India talking about their expectations from the Budget.

Additionally, the ‘Economic Survey Special’ will offer a comprehensive view of the government’s annual survey. Lastly, through the Budget specials in its feature shows such as Young Turks, Smart Money, Commodity Champions, Start-up Street, etc., the channel will put the spotlight on trends, themes, impact and expectations across sectors from Budget 2023.

On Budget Day, the channel will feature a line-up of experts from business, finance and markets to decode the Budget. The guest list will see industry titans such as Sanjiv Mehta (HUL); Sanjiv Puri (ITC); Sanjiv Bajaj (Bajaj Finserv); Anish Shah (Mahindra Group); along with market veterans such as Ramesh Damani, Madhu Kela, S Naren, Shankar Sharma, Prashant Khemka, Sunil Singhania, etc. Industry heavyweights such as Tarun Bajaj (Former Revenue Secretary), Sajjid Chinoy (JP Morgan India), Raamdeo Agrawal (Motilal Oswal Financial Services), Dinesh Kanabar (Dhruva Advisors) and Ashok Wadhwa (Ambit), who will be the CNBC-TV18 Budget special guest editors who will bring in their expert analysis to the table this year.

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 capitalise on the changing geo-political and geo-economic landscape. Through our comprehensive coverage of Budget 2023: Resilience to Resurgence, we aim to simplify the Union Budget for our audience and explain the impact of the announcements, all this Live and in real time. With 23 years of experience, the CNBC-TV18 team has the expertise and the specialisation to decode India’s most definitive annual economic event. With a star cast of union ministers, industry leaders, economists, policymakers, global investors, CNBC-TV18 will bring you the most value-added analysis of the Union Budget”

Smriti Mehra, CEO, 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 till date, and the analysis of Budget on February 1, we aim to equip our audience with information that is relevant and useful to them in their financial journey. For Union Budget 2023, we have partnered with some of the most renowned brands such as, Life Insurance Corporation of India - ‘Co-Presenting Sponsor’; Mahindra XUV 400 - ‘Driven By Sponsor’, and Panasonic - ‘Co-Powered By Sponsor’. Apart from these, we also have Bandhan Bank as an ‘Associate Sponsor’ and Grant Thornton Bharat as ‘Knowledge Partner’.

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