On Friday the Chief Secretary held a meeting with the senior officials to review the arrangements for State’s budget. Earlier the government had constituted as many as 14 Task Force Committees to prepare the budget. Dr Sharma has asked the officials to submit the proposals of their concerned departments latest by Monday.
The Telangana Legislative Assembly’s first budget session is likely to commence in the last week of September or first week of October. Finance Minister Etela Rajender will be presenting the first budget of the new State. Earlier the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had indicated that the budget would not be customary in nature. However it would adopt a practical approach to address the financial needs of the State.