Historic Date: 01/02/2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: Parliament, Delhi
Agenda: 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas'
Final Verdict of Announcing the Budget: By Sumitra Mahajan after the sad demise of E. Ahamed
Why Historic: The very first time the Railway Budget is being combined and presented with the Union Budget.
Experts say: It should try to remove the fear from taxpayers within the people.
Fourth Budget by Bhartiya Janta Party
Major reason to shift it to February 1: To enable the Parliament to avoid a vote on account and pass a single appropriation bill for 2017-18 before the close of the current financial year. This would enable to operationalise all schemes and projects right from the commencement of the next financial year.
Presentation of went ahead as planned and this is what Budget 2017 has for the country:
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