Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to Present Interim Budget to be Presented on February 1
The interim budget would be presented on February 1 during the budget session of Parliament. The budget session would be held from January 31 to February 13. The decision was taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on Wednesday.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would present the interim budget. PTI quoted the ministry as saying “the work for preparation of interim Budget 2019-20 has commenced and is now gaining momentum”.
This would be the last budget of the current government, also the sixth consecutive budget to be presented by Jaitley, and inputs have been sought from various ministries for the budget speech. The ministry has also held meetings with the ministries of steel, power, and housing and urban development, among others, to finalise revised expenditure for the current fiscal and projections for the next financial year.