Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has arrived in Bengaluru to hold a post-budget discussion with the stakeholders. After arrival in the city yesterday, the state Health and Medical Education minister Dr. K Sudhakar met her with a request to extend financial assistance for improving the health sector infrastructure projects.
He sought AIIMS for Karnataka and a sub-centre of NIMHANS in North Karnataka. He shared details with her on the proposed state of the art Trauma Centres and a Health City with a cluster of super speciality hospitals for cancer, kidney, cardiovascular and other chronic ailments.
The President of the Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industries Perikal M Sundar met the Finance minister yesterday with a delegation. They presented a post-budget memorandum on Direct Taxes, Indirect taxes and GST.
The Finance minister will hold budget consultations with Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce and take part in a programme on Budget today.