The state cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday discussed the idea of holding the budget session for the state after the union government tables its annual budget at the parliament. State government spokesperson Narottam Mishra admitted that the cabinet discussed the issue during its meeting on Tuesday.
Some of the ministers in the cabinet were of view that with change of regime at the center, one can expect drastic changes in terms of fund allocations for various departments.
One of the minister said that if possible, state government should wait and hold its budget session after the center's budget session. One of the minister said that the Narendra Modi government is expected to come up with some surprise items in the union budget.
However, some senior ministers said that the notification for the budget session had already been issued and now it is too late to discuss this issue.