The Ministry of Finance on Wednesday stated the Union Budget 2023-24 will probably be delivered in paperless type just like the earlier two ones.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will current the price range on February 1.
“The Budget paperwork will probably be accessible on the Union Budget Mobile App on each the Android and Apple OS platforms after the completion of the Budget Speech by the Finance Minister in Parliament on 1st February, 2023, ” the ministry posted on its Twitter deal with.
Like the earlier two Union Budgets, Union Budget 2023-24 will even be delivered in paperless type. The Union Budget 2023-24 is to be introduced on 1st February, 2023. (2/4)
— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) January 25, 2023
The Halwa ceremony, marking the ultimate stage of the Budget preparation course of, will probably be held tomorrow on the Union Finance Ministry headquarters, North Block, New Delhi. The Finance Minister, the Minister of State, and different high officers working with the finance ministry are normally current throughout theceremony, it stated.
The Ministry additionally tweeted, “The Halwa ceremony, marking the ultimate stage of the Budget preparation course of for Union Budget 2023-24, will probably be held tomorrow within the presence of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. @nsitharaman, within the Budget Press located inside North Block.”
Along with the Union FM, the Halwa ceremony will probably be attended by the Union Ministers of State for Finance, together with Secretaries of the Ministry of Finance moreover senior officers and members of the Union Budget Press, it stated.
The finance minister begins the Halwa ceremony by stirring the halwa in a kadhai after which serves it to colleagues on the ministry’s headquarters within the nationwide capital.
Last 12 months, a “Union Budget Mobile App” was additionally launched for hassle-free entry of Budget paperwork by Members of Parliament (MPs) and most people after the method of the Budget presentation was accomplished in Parliament.
This 12 months’s Budget presentation holds significance as it’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorities’s final full price range earlier than the following parliamentary elections, slated for April-May 2024.
Last 12 months, the customary Halwa ceremony didn’t happen for the primary time in view of the well being and security considerations of individuals as a consequence of covid and as a substitute sweets had been offered to the core employees as a consequence of present process “lock-in” at their workplaces.
The Union Finance Ministry prepares the Budget in session with the Niti Aayog and anxious ministries.
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