Download BUDGET CALL CIRCULAR FOR THE YEAR 2017-2018 / MEDIUM TERM BUDGETARY FRAME 2017-2020-FOR PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS/FUNCTIONS (GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB, FINANCE DEPARTMENT) – The documents / forms are forwarded with this Budget Call Circular (BCC) for preparation and submission of the Budget Estimates for the Financial Year, 2017-2018. The Budget Estimates may be prepared as per timelines mentioned in the Budget Calendar attached. While formulating the Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2017- 2018, it may kindly be appreciated that budget is not only an expression of numbers. Essentially, it is a policy statement of government’s estimated revenues and proposed expenditures and statement of policy objectives and priorities a department intends to achieve in a financial year. Finance Department has taken an initiative for discussions with Administrative Departments on Budget Estimates and separate meetings will be planned separately so that Budget Estimates 2017-2018 may be prepared as per Government priority and policy. Moreover, are budget seminars is also being scheduled in this regard enabling the Principal Accounting Officers to provide maximum support for the purpose.