Union Budget to be presented one month in advance: PM Narendra Modi

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Union Budget will be presented about a month in advance to ensure speedier implementation of the projects and asked the states to align their plans accordingly.

Modi made the remarks during the 16th interaction through PRAGATI — the ICT-based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.

"The Prime Minister mentioned that the Union Budget presentation is being advanced by about a month to ensure speedier implementation of projects and schemes. He urged all states to align their plans with this advancement, so that they could take maximum advantage of this move," a Prime Minister's Office release said.

Generally, the Union Budget is presented at the end of February every year.


Updated Date: Oct 26, 2016 21:45 PM

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