Finance Minister addresses the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India
February, 14th 2023
The 600th meeting of the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India was held today at New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor.
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, addressed and interacted with the Central Board. The Hon’ble Finance Minister in her address highlighted the key thrust areas outlined in the Union Budget 2023-24 and the expectations from the financial sector. Complimenting the Finance Minister on the Budget, the Board members made a few suggestions for consideration of the Government.
The Union Finance Minister was accompanied by Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance; Shri Pankaj Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance; Dr. T.V. Somanathan, Finance Secretary & Secretary, Department of Expenditure; Shri Tuhin Kanta Pandey, Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management; Shri Sanjay Malhotra, Secretary, Department of Revenue and Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran, Chief Economic Advisor.
The Board also reviewed the global and domestic economic situation, and associated challenges.
Deputy Governors Shri Mahesh Kumar Jain, Dr. Michael Debabrata Patra, Shri M. Rajeshwar Rao, Shri T. Rabi Sankar and other Directors of the Central Board – Shri Satish K. Marathe, Shri S. Gurumurthy, Smt. Revathy Iyer, Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Shri Venu Srinivasan, Shri Pankaj Ramanbhai Patel and Dr. Ravindra H. Dholakia attended the meeting. Shri Ajay Seth, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs and Dr. Vivek Joshi, Secretary, Department of Financial Services also attended the meeting.