Parliament’s Budget Session from January 31 to April 6

NEW DELHI: As per the information given by Union Minister Pralhad Joshi, the Budget Session of Parliament will begin on January 31 and conclude on April 6. The session will have 27 sittings spread over 66 days. The budget will held in two phases, the first one expected to continue till 10 February.

“Amid Amrit Kaal looking forward to discussions on Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address, Union Budget and other items,” Mr Joshi tweeted.

As per Joshi, “A break will be taken from February 14 to March 12 to take a decision on the demand for grants of various states before the Standing Committee of the Parliament and to prepare a report on the issues related to various ministries.”

The session will start with an address by President Droupadi Murmu to the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the Central Hall of Parliament. This will be the first address to the two Houses of Parliament by President Murmu since her elevation to the top post in July last year.

On the first day of the budget session, the Economic Survey will also be tabled in both Houses. In the second part of the Budget Session, the major focus would be the discussion on the demands for grants for various ministries apart from the government’s legislative agenda.

During the last session, nine bills were introduced in Lok Sabha and seven bills were passed by the lower House of Parliament.

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