Nirmala Sitharaman Becomes First Woman Finance Minister to Present the Union Budget 6 times Consecutively

First full-time woman finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to match Prime Minister Morarji Desai after delivering budget for the sixth time tomorrow. She delivered five successful budgets. On February 1, she will present the budget for the sixth time. There has been a curiosity among people to know more about the upcoming budget to be released tomorrow. Where to watch the live telecast of the budget? Let us discuss more about it below. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been actively invested in the process throughout her time.

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Nirmala Sitharaman to Present the Union Budget 6th time

Nirmala Sitharaman will be presenting the budget for the sixth time. She became Finance Minister in 2019 and presenting the budget since that time. She gave five successful budget presentations. There are many places where woman are still making their place. Finance is also among them. Indira Gandhi was the first woman to present the budget for the financial year 1970-71. Nirmala Sitharaman became the second woman in India to do so.

Nirmala Sitharaman will be matching the level of former Prime Minister Morarji Desai in budget representation. Morarji Desai also presented five annual budgets and an interim budget. Nirmala Sitharaman will be following the same tomorrow. Morarji Desai was finance minister from 1959-1964, representing all the budgets during his tenure.

After the BJP came to power, Arun Jaitley became the finance minister from 2014-2015 to 2018-2019, representing the budget for four years. Piyush Goyal took the fifth-year budget presentation. Nirmala will manage the post afterward.

The Interim Budget will be telecast live on 1 February 2024 at 11:00 am. As we all know, the final budget will form in July after the Lok Sabha Elections. It will be available to watch on Sansad TV and Doordarshan. For those viewing through their smartphones, it will also be available on their YouTube channel. The government has its app for the budget presentation. It is known as the Union Budget App. It is available on the Apple Store and Play Store and can provide a detailed budget in English and Hindi.

The upcoming budget will play a crucial role in the development of the country. The sectors like infrastructure, energy, and real estate are expected to boost. Healthcare and textile industries are also given preference. Recently, renewable energy sectors like solar and wind are also said to have potential growth. We hope you get enough details about Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s sixth budget speech above.

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