Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to address RBI central board on July 8
Three days after presentation of the union budget in Parliament, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will address Reserve Bank of India's (RBI's) central board of directors in a customary post-budget meeting on July 8.
ANI reported that issues related to the overall economy and fiscal policy decisions taken by the government will be taken up during the meeting.
Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, Finance Secretary S C Garg and Department of Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar will also be present in the meeting at RBI's office in New Delhi.
It will be Sitharaman's first post-Budget meeting with the RBI's central board of directors. She took over as India's first full-time woman finance minister on May 31 after the Narendra Modi government won a second term in Lok Sabha elections.
The Union Budget will be presented by Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha on July 5.