Budget 2018-19 to be presented on Jan 11
JAMMU, DEC 20: Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mr Kavinder Gupta today issued the provisional calendar for 6th Session of the 12th Legislative Assembly scheduled to begin with Governor’s Address on 2 January 2018. The session is scheduled to culminate of 10 February 2018.
The Budget for the financial year 2018-19 would be presented by the Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu in the House on 11 January 2018. This will be his fourth budget in a row.
The House will take up discussion on Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address on 3rd and 9th January. The discussion on Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address will continue on 10 January with the reply thereto.
The annual statement of expenditure (Budget) for the year 2018-19 and supplementary statement of expenditure for the year 2017-18 will be presented in the House on 11 January while general discussion on Budget will be held on January 12 and January 15 in two sittings. The general discussion on Budget and reply thereto would be again held on January 16.
From January 17 to February 1, the House would take up for discussion demand of grants for individual departments. On February 2, the House would take up the Appropriation Bill.
Meanwhile, February 3 has been dedicated for Government Business, followed by Private Members Bills on February 5.
Private Members Resolutions will be taken on February 6 and Private Members Bills on February 7 while Government Business would be taken up on February 9 and February 10 also.