Interview: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman On Infrastructure, Urbanisation, Digitisation, MSME, Startups

by Swarajya Staff - Mar 8, 2022 07:37 PM +05:30 IST
Interview: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman On Infrastructure, Urbanisation, Digitisation, MSME, StartupsSwarajya speaks to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

In an exclusive interview with Swarajya, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke on funding and policy enablers driving big infrastructure spending, execution challenges in infrastructure, the funding model for urban development, the progress on operationalising the National Monetisation Pipeline, enhancing scope and scale of credit guarantee schemes for MSMEs (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises), lingering tax and regulatory issues for startups, and the potentially challenging road ahead for the economy in light of the pandemic and the geopolitical situation.

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