Mr K C Jhanwar

Mr K C Jhanwar

President


The Hon’ble Finance Minister’s Digital Budget addresses the expectations of a Nation coming out of the pandemic, providing clear impetus on AtmaNirbhar Bharat, aiming to spur investment and ensure social inclusion. From the standpoint of the Cement sector, concrete measures to operationalise the National Infrastructure Pipeline by creating an institutional structure to facilitate infrastructure financing; monetising assets; and enhancing share of capital expenditure should help foster development across the value chain. Additionally, the national highway corridors; commissioning of eastern and western Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFCs); strengthening of rural infrastructure development fund; and infrastructure financing through Zero Coupon Bonds should help streamline development and provide the much needed multiplier impact for our sector but overall industry, create jobs, raise the standard of living and help India move progressively the nation’s aspirations to promote India as the next generation economic hub.