All party meeting ahead of budget session in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the Budget session, an all-party meeting under the chairmanship of Speaker Niranjan Pujari will be held on the Assembly premises on January 30.

The discussion will be on party’s stand and suggestions on the upcoming Budget for 2017-18 fiscal as well as on the smooth functioning of the House.

The state government had convened a pre-budget meeting earlier this week involving experts from various walks of life to prepare the budget.

The size of the budget is expected to cross Rs 1 lakh crore this year. The state government would present the budget in the third week of February.