Punjab govt plans to unveil budget on March 8

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (UNI) The Captain Amarinder Singh government plans to unveil its budget for Punjab for 2021-22 on March eight.
A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, on Friday approved summoning of the 14th Session (Budget Session) of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha from March 1 to 10, 2021, and recommended the same to Governor V P Singh Badnore, who is authorized to officially summon the State Legislature as per Article 174(1) of the Constitution of India.
An official spokesperson said after the cabinet meeting that the Chief Minister has been authorized to approve the Governor’s Address for 14th Session of the 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha.
Besides the state budget estimates for the next fiscal, the session will see the presentation of the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year 2018-19 (civil, commercial) and financial accounts of Government of Punjab for the year 2019-20, as well as Appropriation Accounts for the year 2019-20. Supplementary demands for grants for the year 2020-21 and Appropriation Bill on supplementary demands for grants for the year 2020-21 will also be laid on the table of the House.


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