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.
Your guide to the latest election news, analysis, commentary, live updates and schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on firstpost.com/elections. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram or like our Facebook page for updates from all 543 constituencies for the upcoming general elections.
Updated Date: Oct 26, 2016 21:45:26 IST