The Union Budget 2010-11, which is to be presented on February 26, assumes significance on the backdrop of rising inflation rate, galloping food prices and widening fiscal deficit.
Pranab Mukerjee has plenty of issues to consider before presenting the budget that meets everyone's expectations.
Just one month ahead of the Budget, a few names were cleared by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet, headed by the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, to assist Pranab on meeting the challenges.
With these new appointments, the finance minister will have a complete team ahead of the Budget. The various people who are involved in the Budget exercise have diverse background and they are busy giving final touches to the Budget documents. LetÃ¢Â€Â™s take a look at the team that is involved in the Budget making exercise.Text compiled by V.R. Vinod Kumar