A customary halwa ceremony might be carried out on Thursday, earlier than the “lock-in” strategy of officers concerned within the Price range preparation, within the presence of Union Finance and Company Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
The ceremony marks the ultimate stage of getting ready the Union Price range. The finance minister begins the ceremony by stirring the halwa within the kadhai after which serves it to colleagues on the ministry’s headquarters within the nationwide capital.
To take care of the secrecy of the Price range, there’s a “lock-in” of officers concerned in making the Price range. These officers and workers come out of the North Block solely after the Price range is offered by the Union Finance Minister. The price range doc is tabled the decrease home of Parliament on February 1.
The halwa ceremony takes place on the Union Finance Ministry headquarters, North Block, within the nationwide capital. The Finance Minister, the Minister of State, and different high officers working with the finance ministry are often current in the course of the ceremony.
Final 12 months, the customary ceremony didn’t happen for the primary time in view of the well being and security issues of individuals and as a substitute sweets have been offered to the core workers resulting from present process “lock-in” at their workplaces.
The Union Finance Ministry prepares the price range in session with the Niti Aayog and anxious ministries.
Final 12 months, a “Union Price range Cell App” was additionally launched for hassle-free entry of Price range paperwork by Members of Parliament (MPs) and most people after the method of the Price range presentation was accomplished in Parliament.
This 12 months’s buget presentation holds significance as it’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorities’s final full price range earlier than the following parliamentary elections, slated for April-Could 2024.
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