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FM Nirmala Sitharaman chairs the GST council meeting today.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 46th GST Council meeting in New Delhi today MoS in the Ministry of Finance, Pankaj Chaudhary and Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad will attend the meeting.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 46th GST Council meeting in New Delhi today. Finance Ministry Foreign Affairs (MoS) Ministers Pankaj Chaudhary and Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad will also attend the meeting.
“FM Smt @nsitharaman will chair the 46th GST Council meeting in New Delhi tomorrow. The meeting will be attended by MoS for Finance @mppchaudharyand @DrBhagwatKarad, in addition to the Finance Ministers of States and UTs and senior officials of the Government and the states of the Union,” the Treasury Department tweeted Thursday.
This meeting is important in the run-up to the Union’s budget, which will be presented in Parliament by the Minister of Finance on the first day of February. This will be the fourth budget of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government in its second term in office.
On Thursday, Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the pre-budget meeting with the finance ministers of States and Union Territories (with legislature) for Union Budget 2022-23 in Delhi.
The meeting was attended by the Union’s finance ministers, chief ministers, deputy chief ministers, finance ministers, ministers and senior officials of the states and the Union territories (with legislatures) and the government of the Union, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement. an official press. release.
The Union Minister of Finance welcomed all participants in the deliberation and informed about the importance of this specific consultation meeting. Most of the participants thanked the Union Minister of Finance for financially supporting their Union states/territories during the worst months of the pandemic, by raising borrowing limits, providing back-to-back loans to states and through special assistance for capital expenditure.
The participants in Thursday’s meeting made numerous suggestions to the Union’s finance minister for inclusion in the budget speech. The Minister of Finance thanked the participants for their input and suggestions for the Union’s budget 2022-23 and assured that he would examine each of the proposals.
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