Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian
Speaking with industry leaders in a televised interaction on CNBC-TV18, Chief Economic Advisor, Krishnamurthy Subramanian said, “Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on Friday recommends countercyclical fiscal policy and “survey is clear that fiscal support should continue till we reach pre-Covid-19 levels.” The CEA added that spends during recessionary times have a much higher multiplier effect on the economy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting today during which the government will put forth its legislative agenda for the Budget session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said today.
He said the meeting will be held virtually and an invitation has been extended to floor leaders of all parties.
Union home minister Amit Shah will address a rally in West Bengal today, and attend several programmes as the BJP steps up its campaign in the poll-bound state.
Amit Shah arrived in Kolkata on Friday night and is scheduled to start his public programmes today with a visit to ISKCON (International Society of Krishna Consciousness) in Mayapur and later address a rally at Thakurnagar. He will also address his party’s social media volunteers in Kolkata in the evening.
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