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The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chairing the Pre-Budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of all States and Union Territories (with legislature), through video conferencing, in New Delhi on January 18, 2021.
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chairing the Pre-Budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of all States and Union Territories (with legislature), through video conferencing, in New Delhi on January 18, 2021.

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman holds Pre-Budget consultation with Finance Ministers of States/ Union Territories

Newdelhi:18/1/21:The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman held the pre-budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of States and Union Territories (with Legislature) here today. The meeting was held through Video Conference and was attended by Chief Ministers, the Deputy Chief Ministers, Finance Ministers, Ministers and Senior Officers from the States/Union Territories and the Union Government.

The Union Finance Secretary Dr. A.B. Pandey welcomed all the participants to the deliberation and informed the importance of this particular consultation meeting. The Union Finance Minister highlighted the importance of this meeting as a sign of co-operative federalism and indicated the manner in which the Union Government was strongly supportive of States/Union Territories (with Legislature) fight against the pandemic. Most participants thanked the Union Finance Minister for financially supporting their States/Union Territories during the worst months of pandemic, by enhancing borrowing limits and providing back to back loans to States. The participants also gave numerous suggestions to the Union Finance Minister for inclusion in the Budget Speech.

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