Saturday, December 29, 2001

Budget 2002: The citizen's charter

Open reinvestment avenues for newly created wealth; amend laws to breathe life into dead sectors like housing.
Gautam Chikermane
JANUARY IS when finance ministers hold court with the bigwigs of business and the fat cats of finance, so their demands can be heard ahead of the year’s budget. That exercise this year will be conducted between January 7 and 9. The average citizen is unrepresented, and goes unheard, in these confabulations. So, here’s an attempt to lend voice to some of his demands and recommendations to create a framework that is conducive to wealth creation by and for that average citizen:
Column in Outlook Money

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