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Panel Set Up To Scrap Rail Budget Will Submit Report In 7-10 Days

The finance minister will then take a call on whether to merging it with the union budget.

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Passengers walk along the platform at the Mumbai Central Station. (Photo: Bloomberg Quint)

A working group headed by the Joint Secretary (Budget) will submit its report on merging the railway budget with the union budget to finance minister Arun Jaitley in the next seven to ten days, a senior finance ministry official told BloombergQuint.

The finance minister will then take a call on whether to break the 92-year old tradition of presenting a separate railway budget, by merging it with the union budget, another finance ministry official said.

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