Sitharaman will present the Budget amid expectations that the government will raise the income tax limit and provide relief to the middle class taxpayers, besides others.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met several prominent economists as the government gets ready to present the Budget for 2023-24 amid global headwinds emanating from geopolitical tensions, said sources.
Several suggestions were made by economists during the meeting for boosting economic growth which is estimated to drop to 7 per cent in the current financial year from 8.7 per cent in 2021-22.
Parliament’s Budget Session will begin from January 31 with President Droupadi Murmu’s address to the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
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