Jammu: The budget session of Jammu and
Kashmir legislature will begin from February 28 here.
The state cabinet, which met here today under the
chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, approved
summoning of the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative
Council for the budget session 2011-2012 from February 28.
Assembly Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone said the calender
of the budget session will be formulated after the issuance of
notification by State Governor NN Vohra.
"There will be two sessions. The first session will
start from February 28 and conclude with presentation of the
budget. Then it will recommences on April 5," Lone said.
The date of presentation of the budget has not yet
been finalised in view of some time frame sought by the
Finance Ministry, he said.