Govt to present Budget 2017-18 on Jan 9

KL News Network


Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta Tuesday issued the provisional calendar for the 4th Session of the 12th Legislative Assembly.

FinMin Dr Drabu prior to his Budget 2016-17 speech. (Photo: Bilal Bahadur/KL)

As per the Provisional Calendar, starting from January 02, 2017 with Governor’s address to Legislature, the House sittings would continue till February 4, 2017.

According to the calendar discussion on motion of thanks on Governor’s address and reply thereto will be held on 3rd and 4th January. Annual Financial Statement of Expenditure for 2017-2018 and Presentation of Supplementary Statement of Expenditure for 2016-2017 will be on January 9, 2017. The general discussion on budget will be held on January 10th and 11th ending with reply thereto.

As per the calendar the demand for grants for various departments would be taken up from January 12 to January 27 and the Appropriation Bills will be taken up on January 28th. There shall be Government Business on January 30th.

Private Members Resolutions will be taken up on January 31st and February 2nd and Private Members Bills on February 1st and February 3rd. There will be Government Business on February 4th if any, the calendar issued says.



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