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Pictures: Budget 2016-17 gets in motion

DELHI

While presenting the Budget, the finance minister (Arun Jaitley at present) departs from the Finance Ministry in the North Block at Rajpath and first presents the same to the President (Pranab Mukherjee at present)  before reading it out to the Parliament. Take a look at pictures below for a glimpse of the process.

The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley departs from North Block to Parliament House along with the Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha to present the General Budget 2016-17, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016. The Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Shri Shaktikanta Das, the Secretary, Revenue, Dr. Hasmukh Adhia and the Chief Economic Adviser, Dr. Arvind Subramanian are also seen.
The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley departs from North Block to Parliament House along with the Minister of State for Finance, Jayant Sinha to present the General Budget 2016-17, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.
The Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Shaktikanta Das, the Secretary, Revenue, Dr. Hasmukh Adhia and the Chief Economic Adviser, Dr. Arvind Subramanian are also seen.

The Finance Minister presenting the Budget 2016-2017 to India’s Preseident.

The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley, the Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha along with the senior officials presented the General Budget to the President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.
The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley, the Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha along with the senior officials presented the General Budget to the President, Pranab Mukherjee, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.

Meanwhile, the Budget documents to be distributed among the Parliamentarians, media and industry stakeholders are quite heavy and are brought in sacs.

The documents of General Budget 2016-17 being down loaded at the Parliament House Premises under security, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.
The documents of General Budget 2016-17 being down loaded at the Parliament House Premises under security, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.

They are then checked for security purposes

The General Budget 2016-17 documents brought in the Parliament House premises under security, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.
The General Budget 2016-17 documents brought in the Parliament House premises under security, in New Delhi on February 29, 2016.

Musafir Namah Bureau

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