Union Budget 2022 will be presented on February 1 in paperless form

New Delhi: The Union Budget 2022-23 will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a paperless form on February 1.

Marking the final stage of the Union Budget-making process, sweets were distributed among the core staff due for “lock-in” at their work workplace instead of the customary Halwa ceremony, the Finance Ministry informed in a series of Tweets.

A statement from the Finance Ministry said, “In a historic move, the Union Budget of 2021-22 was delivered in paperless form for the first time. A “Union Budget Mobile App” was also launched for hassle-free access of Budget documents by Members of Parliament (MPs) and the general public. The Union Budget 2022-23 would also be available on the Mobile App after the process of Budget presentation has been completed on 1st February 2022 in the Parliament.”

“The mobile App allows complete access to 14 Union Budget documents, including the Budget Speech, Annual Financial Statement (commonly known as Budget), Demand for Grants (DG), Finance Bill, etc. as prescribed by the Constitution. The mobile app is bilingual (English & Hindi) and is available on both Android and iOS platforms,” it added.

The ministry also mentioned that the Union Budget 2022-23 will be available on mobile app once it is presented before the Parliament. The “Union Budget Mobile App” to provide easy and quick access to Union Budget information to all stakeholders, the ministry said. Mobile App is bilingual and available on both Android and iOS platforms, and can also be downloaded from the Union Budget Web Portal. The Union Budget Web Portal http://indiabudget.gov.in will make all Budget documents available for download.

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