Top officials involved with the budget enter a designated lock-in period, isolating themselves within the ministry premises. Here are 5 key members.
Somanathan is a Tamil Nadu cadre officer who is pivotal in PMO-Finance Ministry collaboration and driving capital expenditure
Oversees crucial policy matters, acting as PM's liaison across ministries and playing a central role in government policymaking
He oversees finance, corporate affairs and NITI Aayog bringing extensive experience from the Finance Ministry
Punya who is an important member in Home Ministry, handles social and welfare verticals in PMO
With experience in telecommunications and tourism, Hari Ranjan Rao manages technology and governance at PMO