Meet the Team That Helped Nirmala Sitharaman Prepare Union Budget 2020

Business | Trending Desk | February 1, 2020, 4:03 pm
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 Union Budget 2020-2021, the second budget of Narendra Modi government 2.0, will be tabled on Saturday, February 1, 2020. All eyes are set on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who would present the budget in parliament. As the country's second woman finance minister gears up to deliver her budget speech, catering most of the expectations of people of the country, here are five key people who are working behind the Union Budget 2020-21. (Image: PTI)
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Union Budget 2020-2021, the second budget of Narendra Modi government 2.0, will be tabled on Saturday, February 1, 2020. All eyes are set on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who would present the budget in parliament. As the country's second woman finance minister gears up to deliver her budget speech, catering most of the expectations of people of the country, here are five key people who are working behind the Union Budget 2020-21. (Image: PTI)

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 Ajay Bhushan Pandey (Revenue Secretary): Ajay Bhushan Pandey is expected to provide inputs related to the Direct Tax Code. (Image: Twitter)
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Ajay Bhushan Pandey (Revenue Secretary): Ajay Bhushan Pandey is expected to provide inputs related to the Direct Tax Code. (Image: Twitter)

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 Rajeev Kumar (Finance Secretary): Senior bureaucrat in the Ministry of Finance Rajeev Kumar is likely to give key inputs that may help in revival of the banking sector that is under crisis as well as enhance credit growth to give a fillip to the economy. (Image: Twitter)
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Rajeev Kumar (Finance Secretary): Senior bureaucrat in the Ministry of Finance Rajeev Kumar is likely to give key inputs that may help in revival of the banking sector that is under crisis as well as enhance credit growth to give a fillip to the economy. (Image: Twitter)

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 Atanu Chakraborty (Economic Affairs Secretary): Taking the authority of the economic affairs department in July last year, Atanu Chakraborty is expected to provide his inputs to look into the country's budget deficit goal. (Image: Twitter)
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Atanu Chakraborty (Economic Affairs Secretary): Taking the authority of the economic affairs department in July last year, Atanu Chakraborty is expected to provide his inputs to look into the country's budget deficit goal. (Image: Twitter)

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 Tuhin Kanta Pandey (Disinvestment Secretary): The man who is keeping a close watch on the strategic sale of Air India Ltd. along with other state-owned companies is expected to come up with better divestment plans in the coming budget. (Image: Facebook)
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Tuhin Kanta Pandey (Disinvestment Secretary): The man who is keeping a close watch on the strategic sale of Air India Ltd. along with other state-owned companies is expected to come up with better divestment plans in the coming budget. (Image: Facebook)

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 T.V. Somanathan (Expenditure Secretary): The new member in the Ministry of Finance, Somanathan, looks after government spending that helps boost demand. He has earlier worked in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and would know what the government wants to include in the budget.
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T.V. Somanathan (Expenditure Secretary): The new member in the Ministry of Finance, Somanathan, looks after government spending that helps boost demand. He has earlier worked in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and would know what the government wants to include in the budget.

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