Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit the financial capital for two days starting Tuesday to meet with key stakeholders.
She will start the day with a meeting with officials from the Income Tax Department of the Bandra Kurla Complex Business District and follow it with deliberations on indirect taxation by meeting with officials from the Property Tax Departments. and services and customs, according to a tweet from his office.
Sitharaman also meets with industry leaders at a rally organized by lobby group CII. This is the finance minister’s first visit since the start of the pandemic and comes at a time when the government is focusing more on helping the recovery, as high inflation is forcing the RBI. On the second day of the visit, Sitharaman will undertake an annual performance review of public sector banks at BKC itself, according to the tweet.
This will be followed by an event organized by the Indian Banks Association (IBA) to launch “Enhanced Access and Service Excellence” (EASE) 4.0 in the same business district, he said.
The minister is also due to address a press conference with selected journalists on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Sitharaman announced on Monday a Rs 6 lakh crore national monetization pipeline (NMP) that will seek to unlock value in infrastructure assets in sectors ranging from electricity to road and railways.
Projects have been identified in all sectors, with roads, railways and electricity being the main segments.
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