Budget session from Jan 29, Budget on Feb 1; This year’s budget holds special significance as this will be the first budget in the post- GST (Goods and Services Tax) era….reports Asian Lite News
The Budget Session of Parliament will start on January 29 and the Budget will be tabled on February 1, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said on Friday.
President Ram Nath Kovind will address a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on January 29. The Economic Survey will also be tabled on the same day.
The session will go on a break on February 9. The second part of the Budget Session will start on March 5 and conclude on April 6, the Minister said.
This year’s budget holds special significance as this will be the first budget in the post- GST (Goods and Services Tax) era. Also, this will be Jaitley’s last full budget ahead of the general election in 2019.
Earlier, the Union Budget used to be presented on the last working day of February.