The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on January 31 with the address of the President to both the Houses and conclude on April 8, sources said on Friday citing the recommendation of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.
The Union Budget will be presented on February 1. The Economic Survey is likely to be tabled on January 31 after the President’s address. The first part of the session would conclude on February 11.
After a month-long recess, part two of the session would begin from March 14 and conclude on April 8, the sources said. The recess allows department-related Parliamentary Committees to examine budgetary allocations made to their respective Ministries.
During part one of the session, campaigning for phase one of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections would be in full swing for which votes will be cast on February 10. When the two Houses meet after recess on March 14, the results of Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur would be out as the counting is on March 10 for all the five States.