New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) will meet at 11 am on Tuesday to finalise the date for the next Parliament session.
The CCPA meeting has also been convened to decide the date for the commencement of the Budget Session. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the meeting.
Apart from Singh, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar will also be present at the CCPA meeting.
The budget is expected to be presented on February 1 by Jaitley. The Budget Session is being advanced as the government wants early allocation of funds for various schemes– from April 1, the beginning of the financial year.
The 2017 Budget is going to a historic one as the government, for the first time in 92 years, will present a budget that would be merged with the rail budget.