The Union Budget 2019-20 will be presented in the parliament today (July 5) by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman from 11 am onward. Usually the duration to present the Union Budget is 90 to 120 minutes. So the Union Budget presentation is likely to continue maximum till 1 p.m. The Rail Budget will be presented along with the Union Budget 2019-20. Ahead of the Union Budget presentation, the Economic Survey 2019 was released by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian yesterday. It has predicted a 7 per cent Gross Domestic Growth or GDP growth. According to the Economic Survey, an 8 per cent growth is needed to double the economy to $5 trillion in the coming 5 years.
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The budget is an annual financial statement of a government, detailing its revenue and expenditure in the past, as well as estimated spending and projections for the coming year.