Budget making in India is the sole prerogative of the Ministry of Finance. However, diverse opinions go into the process leading up to the presentation of Annual Budget. Provide a succinct illustration of the role of pressure groups in the budget making process of India. (150 W)

Mentor’s Comment: The  question  pertains  to  the  consultative  process  leading  up  to  the  finalization  and  presentation  of annual budget in India. Hence, the Introduction should identify the role of Ministry of Finance as the Nodal agency in this context. Further in the main body highlight the consultative process in budget making. Illustrate the role of … Continue reading Budget making in India is the sole prerogative of the Ministry of Finance. However, diverse opinions go into the process leading up to the presentation of Annual Budget. Provide a succinct illustration of the role of pressure groups in the budget making process of India. (150 W)