Sitharaman meets with state finance ministers to receive their feedback on the budget for 2023–24.

The formal exercise to prepare the annual Budget for the next fiscal year, 2023-24, is expected to take place on February 1 .

New Delhi (India), November 25, 2015: A pre-Budget meeting with the finance ministers of all States and Union Territories took place in the national capital on Friday.Besides Sitharaman and stateUT finance ministers, Union MoS for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary and Bhagwat Karad, various branches of Union finance ministry, and Chief Economic Advisor Anantha Nageswaran, among others, attended the meeting.Sitharaman has so far chaired a pre-Budget consultations group of experts and industry executives, including the agricultural and food processing industry, who met on Monday.The first meeting was held on October 10.The formal exercise to prepare the annual Budget for the next fiscal year, 2023-24, is expected to take place on February 1.

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