Chandigarh, May 25: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said his government will present a paperless budget which will save Rs 21 lakh of the state exchequer, besides saving 34 tonne of paper. Mann described it as a step towards e-governance.
“Good news for the people of Punjab... My government has decided that there will be a paperless budget this time. With this, around Rs 21 lakh of the state exchequer will be saved…34 tonne paper will be saved.. it means it will save 814-834 trees…another step towards e-Governance..,” said Mann in a tweet in Punjabi. Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann To Launch Anti-Corruption WhatsAPP Helpline on Shaheed Diwas 2022.
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's Tweet
एक खुशखबरी पंजाबियों के नाम...
हमारी सरकार ने फैसला किया है कि इस बार पंजाब सरकार का बजट कागज़ रहित (paperless) होगा...इससे खज़ाने के लगभग 21 लाख रुपए बचेंगे...34 टन कागज़ बचेगा...मतलब 814-834 के करीब पेड़ बचेंगे...Another step towards E-Governance
— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) May 25, 2022
Notably, the Punjab assembly in March had passed a vote-on-account for the first three months, April till June, of the financial year 2022-23. The Aam Aadmi Party came to power in March after winning 92 of the 117 Punjab assembly segments in the state.
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