Part-I of Budget Session 2018 of Parliament concludes, houses to remain adjourned for 23 days
New Delhi, Feb 10 (KNN) The first part of the Budget Session 2018 that commenced on Monday 29th January concluded on Friday with a total of 7 sittings in Lok Sabha and 8 sittings in Rajya Sabha.
“The Budget Session, 2018 of Parliament commenced on Monday, 29th January, 2018 and subject to exigencies of government business, will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, 6th April, 2018.
Both the Houses of Parliament have adjourned for recess for a period of 23 days and will reassemble on Monday, 5th March, 2018”, the government said in a release.
The productivity of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in terms of utilization of time during the first part of Budget Session is 134.61% and 96.31% respectively, the release further said.
During the recess, the Departmentally related Standing Committees will examine the Demands for Grants relating to various Ministries/Departments.
During the first part of the Session, the Union Budget for 2018-19 was presented on Thursday, the 1st February, 2018. General Discussion on the Budget was held in both the Houses. Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley replied to the discussion on the Budget in both Houses, it further added. (With PIB Inputs) (KNN/DA)