What is the budget 2020 halwa ceremony?
Under this ceremony, a large Halwa is made in the office of the Ministry of Finance in the North Block, a few days before the budget is presented. This ritual has been going on for long. Halwa is considered very auspicious and the auspicious work is also started with sweet, with this thinking the practice started.
The Halwa ceremony has been completed and with this, the work of printing the documents of the Budget 2020 will begin. The Halwa ceremony program was organized at the Ministry of Finance, North Block. The program was attended by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar and secretaries of various departments. After this program, about 100 officials of the Finance Ministry are closed in North Block, their contact with the world is completely cut off. On February 1, the Finance Minister will reach Parliament with the document and the budget will be presented.
Secret budget 2020
All the budget 2020 documents are prepared by the selected officials. All computers used in this process are delinked from another network. The staff of about 100 people working on a budget stays in the North Block office for about 2 to 3 weeks. Some days they are not allowed to come out.