New Delhi, June 8: Central Government has sought inputs from citizens on the Union Budget 2019-20 with a view to making the Budget-making exercise more participative and inclusive. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget on 5th of July.
The comments have been sought on government's portal - mygov.in by 20th of this month. According to the portal, the Ministry of Finance sought inputs from citizens saying that this has been a practice for the last several years. It said citizens from all walks of life are welcome to be a part of this democratic exercise.
The Ministry said the government seeks people’s valuable ideas to continue the tradition of the Union Budget incorporating the citizens' aspirations. The first session of the newly elected 17th Lok Sabha will be held from 17th of June to 26th July. The Economic Survey for 2019-20 will be tabled on the 4th of July followed by the presentation of the budget on the next day.