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Budget 2011: Veering Off the Fiscal Consolidation Road Map

The overarching message of the government in Budget 2011 was that it was not enhancing the tax burden. It was a revenue neutral budget, claiming to spend adequately on developmental schemes and yet getting back on the fiscal consolidation road map. The verdict, however, is that Budget 2011 seems to be just one more on the beaten track of backtracking on developmental expenditures when in fiscal correction mode.

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