Economy

Jaitley to begin pre-budget consultations from January 6

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold pre-budget consultations with different stakeholders, including trade unions, financial institutions and economists beginning January 6.

Mr. Jaitley, who would be presenting his second Budget in February end, will hold pre-budget discussions with industry and trade groups on January 6, followed by the agriculture sector on January 7 and the social sector the next day.

He would seek views of trade unions on January 10, and of economists on January 13, sources said.

The Finance Minister would meet IT groups on January 14 and banks and financial institutions on the following day.

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