How to use the Union Budget App? Know 5 important things
This time there is a paperless budget and if you want to read the budget full, an app will help you. Documents will be available on the app after the completion of this budget speech. Let the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launch the ‘Union Budget Mobile App’ during the Halwa ceremony last week. Voluntary budget documents have not been printed since the COVID-19 protocol this year. These documents will be available to the general public. “As an unprecedented initiative, the Union Budget 2021-22 will be distributed in paperless form for the first time. The Union Budget 2021-22 is to be presented on February 1, 2021,” the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
How to download app
The Union Budget mobile app can only be downloaded from the Union Budget web portal (www.indiabudget.gov.in). It can also be downloaded on both Android and iOS platforms
What documents will be available on the app?
On the mobile app you will have access to 14 Union Budget documents, including the annual financial statements (commonly known as budgets), Demands for Grants (DGs), Finance Bill, etc., laid down by the Constitution.
Hindi and English reading facilities
The application is bilingual and it provides you the facility to read documents in English and Hindi.
Special features on the app
For reading and understanding documents, there are features like search, zoom in and out, scroll, table of contents and external links etc. You can also print documents for your convenience.
When will the documents be available on the application?
After the completion of the budget speech by the Finance Minister in Parliament on 1 February 2021, the budget documents will be available on the mobile app. Explain that this will be the first time since the presentation of the first budget of independent India on 26 November 1947, when the Finance Bill as well as documents containing income and expenditure details of the Central Government, details of new taxes and other measures for the new fiscal year Will be paperless.