Sitharaman to hold talks on Budget at Guwahati

Sitharaman to hold talks on Budget at Guwahati

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Guwahati, Feb 25 : Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Guwahati on February 27 next to hold discussions on the Union Budget 2020-21, which presented in Parliament on February 1 last. The Finance Minister will meet with industry representatives, trade bodies, investment bankers and interact with them on various themes and provisions in the Union Budget.

She will also hold another detailed interactive session with economists, academicians, policy experts, tax experts and various other opinion leaders regarding the salient features of the Budget. The Finance Minister will be joined by Rajeev Kumar, Secretary (Finance and DFS), Atanu Chakraborty, Secretary (Department of Economic Affairs), Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, Secretary (Revenue), TV Somanathan, Secretary (Expenditure), PC Mody, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), and Ajit Kumar, Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC). Sitharaman will also hold a press conference in the city later on the same day.

The Finance Minister had similar interactive sessions in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. (UNI)