Union Budget of India for 2022-23 is to be presented in Paperless form by the Finance Minister in the Parliament on 01/02/2022 and the same shall be made available on ‘Union Budget Mobile App’ soon thereafter.
Union Budget 2022-23 on Mobile App shall provide easy and quick access to Union Budget information to all stakeholders, in English & Hindi, on both Android and iOS platforms. Also the Mobile App can be downloaded from the Union Budget Web Portal (http://www.indiabudget.gov.in), where all Budget documents shall be made be available with the key features and highlights. The mobile App allows complete access to 14 important Budget documents, including the Budget Speech, Finance Bill 2022, etc.
The core staff involved in Budget preparation process remains isolated/ locked in at the Budget Press office situated in North Block. To mark the final stage of Union Budget making process, this time sweets have been provided to such officials, instead of ceremonial tradition of distributing Halwa, due to ongoing Pandemic and to observe health safety measures. These officials shall leave the Budget Press Office for home only when the Budget is formally presented by the Finance Minister in the Parliament on 01/02/2022.
It may be noted that first such paperless budget was presented last year, i.e. Union Budget 2021-22. Also the above Mobile App was launched for hassle-free access of Budget documents by the Members of Parliament (MPs) and the General Public.
MoF, GOI Press Release dt. 27/01/2022: Union Budget 2022-23 to be presented on 01/02/2022 in Paperless form