Budget session of AP Assembly to commence on 5th March

Vijayawada: The Budget session of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature will begin in Hyderabad on March 5.

Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu will present the state budget for 2016-17 financial year on March 10.

Simultaneously, Agriculture Minister P Pulla Rao will present an exclusive budget for the agriculture sector on the same day, Ramakrishnudu, who also holds the Legislative Affairs portfolio said here today.

The minister was addressing the inaugural session of the two-day conference of district collectors here today.

The budget session is expected to continue till the end of March with 18 working days, official sources said.

This will possibly be the last session of the AP Legislature to be held in Hyderabad, the joint Capital of AP and Telangana, as a new Legislature building is being built in Velagapudi village in the state’s capital region Amaravati.