DSIMS Economics Club (DEC) organized Budget Session on 13 July, 2019. The session was in the form of interactive panel discussion. There were three panelists- Dr. Brinda Jagirdar, Independent Director on corporate boards and former Chief Economist, SBI; Mr. Rajiv Seth, Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank and Mr. Priyank Ghia, Partner, Chokshi & Chokshi. The panel was moderated by Dr. Sumana Chaudhuri, Chairperson PGDM Program at DSIMS. The panelists discussed the implications of several issues of Union Budget 2019. The address from the panelists ranged from discussions relating to achieving an ambitious target of $5 trillion by the year 2024, getting the fiscal and revenue numbers correct, rationalization of the tax structure, treating the NPA and NBFC crisis by recapitalizing banks, Startup incentivisation, surcharge on FPIs to the proposed disinvestment and exploring possibility of sovereign bonds. The students keenly participated with avid interest in this session, putting forward intriguing & thought provoking pointers for discussion directed at the panelists. The budget 2019 session was the first step to the industry orientation for the newly joined batch at DSIMS, Mumbai.