Ahead of the presentation of Union Budget 2021-22 by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Cabinet will hold a meeting at 10:15 am on Monday.
The Budget will be presented at 11 am in the Parliament on February 1. It will be the first paperless budget.
There is no denying the fact that Sitharaman is facing an uphill task this year as she will present Union Budget 2021 after a contraction of the Indian economy. The Centre wants to boost economic growth at all costs as COVID-19 pandemic has fuelled the economic crisis.
Union Finance Minister Sitharaman has said that Union Budget 2021 will be like “never before”, which sends a clear message that the Centre may make some big announcements in this year’s budget.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Saturday that the budget session, which started on January 29, will take up 38 legislative items.
The first part of the budget session will continue till February 15. The second part of the session…