The countdown has begun. In a few days from now, finance minister Arun Jaitley will present his first full-year budget, which is being billed as the Make or Break Budget. We at ET NOW have lined up an UNMISSABLE coverage over the next few days. Aptly themed as ‘Budget for Achhe Din’, the channel’s seasoned market experts, opinion makers, global investors and the country’s best editorial minds will decipher and analyze, if this budget will indeed usher in, the promised, ‘Achhe Din’.
Through special pre-budget programming in the Budget week, ET NOW aims to reach out to every Indian, from CEO’s to the common man by providing a detailed coverage in the run up to the Budget and on the Budget Day. The highlights of these include:
Campus Budget (Tues, 5pm) – ET NOW takes you to the DU campus to get a sense of what Young India is expecting from Budget 2015.
Budget & You (Friday, 7pm) – which will answer viewer’s queries on personal finance.
An Agenda for the FM (Mon & Fri, 7:30pm) – A special show where top economists will be seen crafting an agenda for the FM.
Market Makers (Mon-Fri, 8:30pm) – A Budget special show where India’s top fund managers will tell us what markets are expecting from the budget.
Budget Debate (Mon-Fri, 9:30pm) – A clutter breaking debate on the most compelling economic priorities ahead of the budget.
CII State of the Economy Poll (Tues, 7:30pm) CII will come up with an exclusive poll for ET NOW which will include a survey of the mood of Corporate India in the week prior to the budget.
ET NOW’s programming on budget day will be led by Swaminathan Aiyar. Motilal Oswal’s Raamdeo Agrawal will be ET NOW’s Guest Markets Editor on Budget Day. The duo will be joined by renowned fund manager Punita Kumar Sinha.
As an added attraction, ET NOW will be back with its Budget Master contest on Budget Day. Participants stand chance to win Rs. 1 Lakh every hour. That’s not all; there is also a Bumper Prize of Rs. 5 lakh up for grabs.
Tune in to ET NOW all through the Budget Week & catch all the action of Budget 2015 on 28th Feb 2015, 7am onwards