Union Budget 2021 at your fingertips? You will need this app
By now, you would have come to know that Union Budget 2021 would not be like earlier years. If you haven't, well it is just that this year's budget will be the first in independent India to be delivered in a paperless form. To access the Budget 2021, you would need the Union Budget Mobile App.
Launched by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 23, The mobile app facilitates complete access to 14 Union Budget documents, including the Annual Financial Statement, Demand for Grants (DG), Finance Bill etc as prescribed by the Constitution.
The app gives hassle-free access to Budget documents by Members of Parliament and the general public.
Giving details of the app, the Finance Ministry statement said that the app has a user-friendly interface with embedded features of downloading, printing, search, zoom in and out, bidirectional scrolling, table of contents and external links, etc.
The app is bilingual (English & Hindi) and will be available on both Android and iOS platforms. The App can also be downloaded from the Union Budget Web Portal (www.indiabudget.gov.in).
The app has been developed by the National Informatics Centre under the guidance of the Department of Economic Affairs.
The Budget documents will be available on the Mobile App after the completion of the Budget Speech by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament on February 1, 2021.