SME Times News Bureau | 19 Jan, 2018
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday held with Finance
Ministers of all the states and union territories in the national capital.
The meeting held at Vigyan Bhawan was attended among others
by the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and Puducherry, the Deputy Chief
Minister of Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Manipur and Tamil Nadu,14 Finance Ministers
/ Ministers representing their States and Senior Officers from States.
the State Governments presented their views and offered number of suggestions
on various fiscal policy and budgetary measures that the Union Government may
Jaitley stated that the suggestions made by the States / UTs
in the meeting and the memorandam submitted by them would be duly examined and
suitably considered while formulating the Budget proposals of 2018-19, keeping
in consideration with the spirit of cooperative federalism.
Union Budget 2018 is scheduled to be presented on 1 February.