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Budget 2023-24: T V Somanathan to Ajay Seth, meet the FM's crack squad

The Modi government will present its last full Budget on February 1 as the 2024 Budget will be a vote on account because the nation will be heading for the hustings from April next year

Nirmala Sitharaman
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
Coming Wednesday, Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman will present the 2023 Union Budget - the last full Budget ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

While India exited 2022 as a relatively bright spot in the global economy, the FM will endeavour to present a Budget that insulates India’s economy against global headwinds and recession in advanced economies, while sticking to the path of fiscal consolidation.

In this, she is being helped by her core team of trusted advisors.

Nirmala Sitharaman

In July 2022, when asked by Business Standard during an interview whether she wished she had the luck some

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First Published: Jan 26 2023 | 9:16 PM IST

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