Union Budget likely to be presented on 1 February; Centre contemplating scheduling Parliament session for 31 Jan

The Centre is contemplating convening the Budget Session of Parliament from 31 January and the Union Budget is likely to be presented on 1 February, sources said.

Press Trust of India January 03, 2020 23:47:04 IST
Union Budget likely to be presented on 1 February; Centre contemplating scheduling Parliament session for 31 Jan
  • The final dates will be notified by the government after the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommends the dates for the session

  • A meeting of the CCPA, which is headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, is likely to be held soon and the recommendations will be made thereafter

  • The session is likely to continue till April

New Delhi: The Centre is contemplating convening the Budget Session of Parliament from 31 January and the Union Budget is likely to be presented on 1 February, sources said.

The final dates will be notified by the government after the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommends the dates for the session.

A meeting of the CCPA, which is headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, is likely to be held soon and the recommendations will be made thereafter.

Union Budget likely to be presented on 1 February Centre contemplating scheduling Parliament session for 31 Jan

Parliament of India. PTI

The Budget Session will start with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the joint sitting of Parliament and the Economic Survey is likely to be presented on the same day, the sources added.

The session is likely to continue till April, they said.

The budget session generally has a break of about a month during which the department related standing committees discusses the demand for grants.

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