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Budget 2019: Official printing of the budget documents starts with the 'halwa' ceremony

Updated : January 21, 2019 03:34 PM IST

Halwa signifies the start of the printing of the budget documents.

It is prepared and distributed to all finance ministry officials.

After this, over 100 officials are quarantined in the finance ministry till finance minister's speech on February 1.

Budget documents are printed in finance ministry's basement.
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