India Budget 2023 Expectations Live Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her fifth Budget on February 1. In view of the global recessionary environment, the Finance Minister has to find the balance between maintaining fiscal deficit and pursuing populist agenda. She is expected to focus on job creation, and improved funding for infrastructure, manufacturing, agriculture and other important sectors. Being the last full Budget of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman before Lok Sabha Elections 2025, Sithraman is also expected to announce various tax relief measures for the common man, including salaried employees and senior citizens. While the finer details of the Budget will be known on February 1, track this space for live updates on Budget 2023 expectations.