Bhubaneswar: The second phase of the first session (Budget Session) of the 16th Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) will begin from today and continue till August 8.
All the 10 Standing Assembly Committees will present “Reports of scrutiny of Budget approvals” for all 38 departments in the House on the first day, i.e. today. Besides, a “List of additional expenditure” would be presented in the House to make up Rs 1,300-crore spending met earlier from the Odisha Contingency Fund.
During the second phase, discussion on Demands of Grants of various departments will be held from July 15 to 30. The Appropriation Bill on the Annual Budget 2019-20 will be presented on July 31.