Birla Meets Finance Minister
NEW DELHI Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday met the new finance minister Arun Jaitley. The meeting lasted for about 45 minutes. Birla hoped the budget would give a boost to the infrastructure sector. “I expect a turnaround to happen in three-six months. I also expect budget to give a boost to infrastructure sector,” Birla told reporters after the meeting, adding that his group would “kick-start investments soon”. The Union budget is likely to be presented in the first half of July and is widely expected to focus on reviving investment and growth.