Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Operating Partner (Infrastructure), Essar and Managing Director, Essar Ports.
“As global supply chains reorient in the wake of global events, India is expected to play a huge role as it charts its way to USD 5 Trillion economy and more. The infrastructure and Logistics sector is expected to play a pivotal role in Manufacturing & Services. They need to be supplemented with enabling policy frameworks and ensuring the availability of low-cost borrowing for long gestation projects. The Budget should also look at rationalization of taxes which can not only boost savings & domestic consumption but also investment in new Projects as the private sector is expected to play a key role in various projects identified by our Government to make an “AtmaNirbhar Bharat”.