NEW DELHI: The Union Budget for the 2021-22 Fiscal will be introduced in Parliament at 11am on Monday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in paperless, digital format. The FM met President Ram Nath Kovind for his customary nod before presentation of the financial statement on receipts and expenditure for the government for a full financial year starting from April, 2021.
This was followed by a meeting of the Union Cabinet, which will give its formal nod for the Budget. There are high expectations for special steps to take the national economy out of the woods in the context of the Covid-19 crisis that began a year ago. IHN-NN
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