Indian economy and the Union Budget discussed at briefing

Pictured, from left, are Partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Vindi Banga, CEO of Asia House Michael Lawrence, KPMG India CEO Richard Rekhy and Arup Group Deputy Chairman David Whittleton

Pictured, from left, are Partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Vindi Banga, CEO of Asia House Michael Lawrence, KPMG India CEO Richard Rekhy and Arup Group Deputy Chairman David Whittleton

Indian economy and the Union Budget discussed at briefing

22/03/16

By Naomi Canton

The Union Budget 2016-17, the plans for a Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the opening up of various sectors in India to foreign direct investment (FDI) were among the topics discussed at a private briefing on the Indian economy held at Asia House for corporate members.

KPMG India CEO Richard Rekhy, Partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Vindi Banga and Arup Group Deputy Chairman David Whittleton addressed corporate members. This was followed by a roundtable discussion.

Other topics that came up for discussion included India’s growth rate, infrastructure and the proposed smart cities, the Vodafone tax dispute, upcoming state elections and governance.

Corporate members represented at the table included GSK, Shell, Harvey Nash, DWF and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

naomi.canton@asiahouse.co.uk

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