The budget session of Parliament will start from January 29, 2021. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for the financial year 2021-22 on February 1. The budget session will be conducted in two phases. In the first phase, the proceedings of Parliament will run from January 29 to February 15. In the second phase, Parliament will run from March 8 to April 8. There will be 35 meetings in the fifth session of the 17th Lok Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind will address both the Houses of Parliament on January 29 at 11 AM. The proceedings of both the Houses of Parliament will be adjourned on February 15. After this, various standing committees will consider the demand for grants from different ministries and departments and prepare their report which will be discussed during the proceedings of the budget session once again from March 8.