Union Budget 2020: Here are key officials in FM Nirmala Sitharaman's team
First Published 30, Jan 2020, 7:24 PM
Here are the key officials, who will be helping Nirmala Sitharaman deliver the Union Budget 2020 on February 1
Ajay Bhushan Pandey, revenue secretary: Pandey has to take care of revenue for the government. He would also influence any changes made to direct tax code.
TV Somanathan, expenditure secretary: Somanathan will have to work to cut down on avoidable expense and boost demand.
Tuhin Kanta Pandey, disinvestment secretary: Pandey is overseeing the sale of Air India and other PSU units. The government is unlikely to meet its divestment target placed at Rs 1.05 trillion for the current year.
Atanu Chakraborty, economic affairs secretary: Chakraborty has come up with an infrastructure investment programme that is worth more than $ 1 trillion. His advice shall be highly significant in raising funds as well as in establishing the country's budgetary deficit.
Rajiv Kumar, finance secretary: Kumar will this time come up with measures to take the NBFC sector out of crisis and boost consumption drive.