Analysts said that traders remained cautious ahead of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) monetary policy outcome to be announced on Friday.
Finance Minister had launched the "Union Budget Mobile App" for hassle-free access of Budget documents by Members of Parliament (MPs) and the general public.
This year, the Union Budget will be delivered in paperless form for the first time.
The prime minister expressed confidence that MPs will not shy away from contributing to make full use of Parliament for fulfilling people's aspirations.
The Budget Session will begin today with an address by President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two houses of Parliament.
Central public sector enterprises and banks will also follow the cue and give cash in place of leave travel concession (LTC) as travelling during the pandemic is near to impossible.
The first batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2020-21 includes 54 Grants and 1 Appropriations.
Sitharaman last month said the economy has been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is an "Act of God", and it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.
As per the Centre's calculations, states will be facing a shortfall of Rs 2.35 lakh crore in GST revenues in 2020-21.
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"In the process, the government is giving fixed timelines for indigenous production of specific weapons and platforms. It will make sure that there is accountability."
In the fourth tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package, Sitharaman also announced the introduction of a seamless composite "exploration-cum-mining-cum-production regime" while addressing a press conference along with Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur.
"Finance Minister may please clarify whether the sums she announced yesterday (Rs 500 crore and Rs 13,343 crore) are subsumed in the Expenditure Budget numbers or additional sums of money," Chidambaram tweeted.
This will provide impetus for development for farm-gate/aggregation point affordable and financially viable post harvest management infrastructure, she said.
"In each of the package we will keep in mind and prioritise the concerns related to migrant workers, poor, those who are in need and that will continue."