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Punjab government to present paperless budget, says CM Bhagwant Mann

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.

Chandigarh: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann speaks during a function to provide financial assistance to the kin of the farmers, who died during the protest over farm reform laws, in Chandigarh, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (PTI

Mann described it as a step towards e-governance.

Press Trust of India Chandigarh
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 saved34 tonne paper will be saved.. it means it will save 814-834 treesanother step towards e-Governance.., said Mann in a tweet in Punjabi.
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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First Published: May 25 2022 | 6:38 PM IST

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