Budget 2021: Till now, copy of budget was printed for MPs, media etc. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget for the financial year 2021-22 on February 1.
For the first time in the history of the budget, due to Corona, a tradition is going to break. Sources say that this year will be the first time that the print copy of the budget will not be printed.
Central government sources say that this year, copies of the budget will not be printed and all the details will be in the form of soft copies. The government has taken this decision because of the Kovid epidemic.
Budget paperless for the first time
It is worth mentioning that till now, copy of budget was printed for MPs and media etc. But for the first time the budget will be paperless. This time MPs will be given a soft copy of the budget. It is worth noting that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget for the financial year 2021-22 on February 1.
The entire process of printing the budget was like a festival for the Finance Ministry and a lot of secrecy was taken to print it. Every year, about 100 employees were completely closed in the office of the Finance Ministry for about 15 days and the budget was printed in the press of the Ministry.
Economic survey also in soft copy
This time a soft copy of the budget will be shared. An official said that the documents of Union Budget and Economic Survey will not be printed and soft copy will be given. All members of Parliament will get a soft copy of the general budget.
Significantly, the budget session of Parliament will start from 29 January and will run till 8 April. This will happen in two stages. The first phase will start in January and will run till 15 February while the second phase will be from 8 March to 8 April.