Union Budget 2021 rolled out at a difficult juncture for the Indian Economy. According to the first advance estimates, Indian Economy is expected to contract by 7.7% in 2020-21. The expectations of the industry from the government is of boosting growth and consumption. The Indian agriculture and agribusiness sector providing livelihood to about 58% of India’s population and contributing to 16% of Gross Value Added is a pivotal engine of growth. With this background, Grant Thornton Bharat hosted a panel discussion with Government and Private Sector experts to consider the impact of the Budget 2021 on the sector.

Guests of Honour & Government Leader Panelists
Dr. Ashok Dalwai, IAS
CEO, NRAA and Chairman,
Empowered Committee, Doubling Farmers Income
Smt. Neelkamal Darbari, IAS
Managing Director,
SFAC, Govt. of India
Dr. Suresh Kumar Malhotra
Agriculture Comm.& Horticulture Comm., Dept. of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, MoA, Govt. of India
Industry & Farmer Leader Panelists
Sagar Kaushik
Sanjay Sacheti
Country Head – India Region, Olam Agro India
Sanjiv Kanwar
Country Manager – Sales and Marketing Business Unit Asia, Yara International
Vilas Shinde
Sahyadri FPC
D. Narain
South Asia Vice Chairman & Managing Director Bayer Crop Science Limited
Shankar Venugopal
Vice President - Technology Innovation & Knowledge Management, M&M Ltd
Our speakers
Prof. V Padmanand Partner, Grant Thornton Bharat LLP
Kunal Sood Partner, Grant Thornton Bharat LLP

Date & Time

Date: Wednesday 03 February, 2021
Time: 11:00 - 13:00 Hrs IST

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