Law College Dehradun, faculty of Uttaranchal University, organized a Guest Lecture on “Union Budget” on 6th February, 2018. It is considered as a precursor and preparatory workshop for the Budget Session of Jagran Youth Parliament 2017-18 at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University.
Dr. Alka Suri, Head of the Department – Economics, D.B.S. (P.G.) College was the Expert Speaker of the session. Students from premier institutes like Law College Dehradun, D.B.S. (P.G.) College, D.A.V. (P.G.) College and Tula’s Institute actively participated in the Seminar and enhanced their subject competence on the topic by capturing the essentials of it.
The Guest Lecture was aimed at providing a brief overview of the process of the preparation of the Union Budget. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. Alka Suri, explained all the technicalities in detail right from taxes to the various institutions involved in the drafting of the Union Budget. She further explained the process of allocation of budget with respect to industries and ministries and also the concept of GST. The Seminar concluded with a short simulation of the Indian Parliament where the students in attendance were divided into two groups, namely the government and the opposition and were made to deliberate upon the recently presented Union Budget.