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Union Budget to be tabled on July 6, Rail Budget on July 3

The Budget session of Parliament will commence from July 2 and the General Budget for 2009-10 will be presented to the Lok Sabha on July 6. The schedule for the Budget session of Parliament was decided at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Manmohan Singh today.

business Updated: Jun 15, 2009 12:59 IST

The Budget session of Parliament will commence from July 2 and the General Budget for 2009-10 will be presented to the Lok Sabha on July 6.

The schedule for the Budget session of Parliament was decided at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Monday.

The Railway Budget will be presented by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on July 3.

The session, which will start from July two with the presentation of the Economic Survey, would last till August seven.

The Government hopes to pass the Budget before July 31 to avoid the need for a fresh vote-on-account.

Presentation of the Economic Survey, the Railway Budget and the Union Budget would be followed by a discussion on the demands for grants of select ministries.