Ramakanta Biswas

The budget session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will commence on February 21 and continue till April 6 in two phases, a government circular said on Thursday. 

As per the provisional calendar of sittings, the annual budget for 2023-24 financial year will be presented in the State Assembly on February 24. 

"In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Clause (1) of Article 174 of the Constitution of India, I hereby summon the Twelfth Session of the Sixteenth Odisha Legislative Assembly to meet at 11.00 A.M. on February 21, 2023 in the Assembly Building at Bhubaneswar," Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal stated in latter issued by the Parliamentary Affairs Department. 

Provisional Calendar of Odisha Assembly Budget Session

Governor's Address- February 21

Discussion on Governor's Address- February 22, 23

Presentation of Budget for the Year 2023-24- February 24

General Discussion on Budget- February 27, 28, March 1

Presentation of Reports of the Departmentally related Standing Committees- March 9, 10, 11, 12

Demands for Grants- March 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20-24, 27-29

Appropriation Bill on Budget for the Year 2023-24- March 31

Private Members' Business (Bills and Resolutions)- April 4, 6