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Final stage of Budget 2021-22 begins with Halwa Ceremony in Finance Ministry


  • The Halwa ceremony, marking the final stage of the budget making process for Union Budget 2021-22, was held in North Block, New Delhi. The Finance Ministry said, a customary Halwa ceremony is performed every year before the lock-in process of Budget preparation begins. 
  • The Union Budget will be presented in Parliament on 1st February. 
  • The Finance Ministry said, in an unprecedented initiative, Union Budget 2021-22 will be delivered in paperless form for the first time.