Parliament functioning in the Budget Session 2017

Budget Session 2017 has been one of the more productive sessions for both Houses during the 16th Lok Sabha. In addition to passing the Union Budget, Parliament spent significant time on legislative and other debates. 34% of total expenditure discussed in Lok Sabha; second highest since 2004  The expenditure of four Ministries: Defence (22%), Home (5%), Agriculture (4%) and Railways (3%), amounting to 34% of government expenditure was discussed. Note that the Union Budget is about Rs 21 lakh crore.