Budget 2021 Latest updates: The bugle of budget is over. The country’s general budget is going to be presented on 1 February 2021. However, this time the budget will not be ‘special’. After the pandemic, there is a need to give economic momentum to the country.
The bugle of the budget is over. The country’s general budget is going to be presented on 1 February 2021. However, this time the budget will not be ‘special’. After the pandemic, there is a need to give economic momentum to the country. In such a situation, all eyes will be on the Finance Minister. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has already clarified that this time the budget will be like it would never have been in 100 years. But, another feature of Budget 2021 will be. For the first time, the budget will be without any documents. Meaning completely paperless. This will be the first time in the history of independent India when the budget will be completely paperless.
If sources are to be believed, this budget will not be printed. No documents will be kept in physical form. If sources of the Finance Ministry are to be believed, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the papers of Union Budget will not be printed this time. Every year the documents of the Union Budget are printed in the press of the Ministry of Finance. About 100 employees are involved in this process, who are imprisoned for about 15 days until the budget documents are printed, sealed and delivered on the budget day. They are not allowed to go out or talk to anyone.
Sources said that in view of the Kovid-19 epidemic, the government has decided not to print the budget documents this time. However, a soft copy of the budget will be shared with everyone. Apart from the budget, the economic survey will also not be published. All members of Parliament will also get a soft copy of the budget.
Budget session from 29 January
On February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget. Just three days before the budget i.e. on 29 January, the budget session of Parliament will start and will run till 8 April. It will be in two halves phases. The first phase will run from 29 January to 15 February, while its second phase will be from 8 March to 8 April. There will be a break from 16 February to 7 March. Due to the epidemic corona, the winter session of Parliament was not even called this time.