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FM Sitharaman, NITI Aayog CEO participate in 'Budget and Beyond' session

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday attended an interactive session titled 'Budget and Beyond' with professionals from asset management, wealth advisory, tax consultancy and other related industries here at NITI Aayog.Secretaries of the Finance Ministry also attended the session.Thanking the ministries which spent hours getting the details required for the budget 2020-21, Sitharaman said

In the first session, in each city, Sitharaman will interact with representatives of trade, industry, investment bankers and farmers organisations, among others.

In the second session, she will meet economists, tax practitioners, academia and policymakers.

The Finance Minister had held similar interactive sessions in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata last week.

On February 1, Sitharaman had presented her second Union Budget on behalf of the NDA-2 government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.In the longest Union Budget speech in history, Sitharaman talked about tax regime, finance, agriculture, irrigation, water, sanitation, healthcare, education, infrastructure, women and digital connectivity, among others.

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First Published: Fri, February 14 2020. 13:22 IST