CNN-IBN to cover Union & Railway Budget 2016 with 'The Budget Booster'

MUMBAI: With the Union and Railway budget to be announced on 29 February, 2016 by the Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley, the much awaited report will be watched by all the viewers including corporates with high expectations. CNN-IBN is all geared up to decode the Budget 2016 with its special programming line-up, The Budget Booster.

The budget typically includes a slew of measures and initiatives that may have long term, far reaching and cascading impact.

Apart from the live coverage, the channel will bring a wide array of programming that will assess and evaluate the impact of the budget on individuals, the industry and the overall economic climate of the country. The line-up will comprise multiple special shows and segments like If I were FM asking the viewers would want to share and include in the budget, Budget on Campus will go to top institutes of the country and ask students to spell out their priorities for the budget. Axe the Tax will identify taxes and other related provisions that the government could target to modify in order to ease the tax burden on common citizens. 

CNN-IBN will travel to various parts of the country to do a reality check on the impact of the various reform measures undertaken by the government for various sectors like agriculture, exports, manufacturing to name a few in Budget Yatra.

The channel will also air Budget and Politics consisting of round-table discussions with eminent politicians discussing the impact of the budget on politics whereas Corporate Wishlist will have CXOs talking about their expectations from the Budget.

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