From mid-October through mid-November officials from the Expenditure and Financial Affairs Departments meet with officials from all central
It is the Departments and Ministries submit new plans to the Finance Ministry through Budget estimates and treat its decisions to be final.
The finance minister will begin her own series of budget consultations with a range of parties and groups of interest starting in the middle of November
Once the pre-budget discussions are concluded the finance minister, working closely along with the Prime Minister takes the final decision on the demands of a variety of parties
Filat the end of February 1 , when the Finance Minister gives her address in lawmakers in the Lok Sabha at 11 am following that the Cabinet has approved the Budget and the Finance Minister delivers it to President.