The College of Management, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur campus and Triplicane Cultural Academy, Chennai jointly presented the Union Budget 2022 Panel Discussion on 4 February, 2022 between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm on virtual mode. The event was attended by 540 participants including students, faculties, research scholars and administrative staff from various universities.
The event was organized by Dr. P. Subashree Natarajan, Dean, College of Management and was coordinated by Dr. Kavitha Shanmugam, Associate Professor, Dr. K. T. Vijay Karthigeyan, Associate Professor, Dr. Maria Evelyn Jucunda M., Assistant Professor and Dr. Vinitha K., Assistant Professor, College of Management.
With the warm welcome of the Dean, College of Management, the event proceeded with the striking opening remarks of Mr. R. K. Raghavan, Former Director, CBI and President of Triplicane Cultural Academy, Chennai. The Moderator of the panel discussion, Mr. R. Anand, Chartered Accountant started the panel discussion with the introduction to the Union Budget 2022 and its significant features. The discussion spanned across various highlights of the budget such as, Infrastructure of Indian Railways, 7 engines of Gati Shakthi Plan, new tax regime of digital virtual asset, educational budget that is exceeding 1 lakh crore for the first time, Personal tax and Corporate tax parity, the futuristic perspective of Climate and energy transitions in the Budget, to name a few. The panellists, Mr. Pattabi Ram, Chartered Accountant, Mr. P.S. Prabharakan, Chartered Accountant and Mr. Shine Jacob, Assistant Editor of Business Standard shed light on all the topics and discussed them with great detail. The panellists also discussed about the conceptual picture and the opportunity provided by this Budget for the next five years. Mr. Srikhant Ganapathy, Chartered Accountant and Treasurer, Triplicane Cultural Academy delivered the concluding remarks for the event. Dr. K.T. Vijay Karthigeyan, Associate Professor, College of Management proposed the Vote of Thanks.
Several questions were posed by the participants of the event which were answered by the panellists in an excellent way.