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.