Budget reaction from Mr. Antony Jacob, CEO, Apollo Munich Health Insurance

It’s heartening to note that the budget addresses the headline issues and tries to provide the required sense of direction for higher growth trajectory. We welcome Finance minister’s move to introduce the banking, insurance and pension bills. We are sure this will stimulate growth in the sector and economy as a whole. Read more

Budget reaction from Mr. V Srinivasan, Chief Financial Officer, Bharti AXA Life Insurance

“The Budget has kept a fiscal deficit target of 4.6% for next year. This could translate into bringing the stimulus package down from last year, considering the economy is in a good shape. This will keep inflation in check, add to this the proposal of spending more on infrastructure and education will keep our economy on track to the targeted growth.   Read more