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Union Budget out on 29 February, Rail Budget on 25 February

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:34 IST

The schedule for the upcoming Budget session was announced on 4 February after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs - which is headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on 23 February.

The first part of budget session of Parliament to be held between 23 February to 16 March, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced after the CCPA meet. The second part of budget session of Parliament to be held from 25 April to 13 May.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present his third budget in a session that will also see the ruling NDA pushing for the Goods and Service Tax Bill.

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Here's the schedule:

The Rail Budget will be presented on 25 February.

The Economic Survey on 26 February.

The Union budget will be presented on 29 February.

On 2 February, Naidu told reporters that the government would leave "no stone unturned" to pass the GST bill.

According to reports, Jaitely held pre-Budget consultations with different stakeholders - including representatives from the industry, the trade unions, and economists.

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First published: 4 February 2016, 1:06 IST
 
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