Ahead of tabling Budget 2023-2024, Union Ministry performs traditional Halwa ceremony

New Delhi: To mark the final stage of the Budget preparation process for Union Budget 2023-24, a Halwa ceremony was held on Thursday in the presence of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

A customary Halwa ceremony is performed every year before the “lock-in” process of Budget preparation begins.

As part of the ceremony, the Finance Minister also took a tour of the Budget Press and reviewed the preparations besides extending her best wishes to the officials concerned.

Budget Documents To Be Accesible on Mobile Apps 

Like the previous two Union Budgets, Union Budget 2023-24 will also be delivered in paperless form. The Union Budget 2023-24 is to be presented on February 1, 2023.

All the 14 Union Budget documents, including the Annual Financial Statement (commonly known as Budget), Demand for Grants (DG), Finance Bill etc. as prescribed by the Constitution, will available on the “Union Budget Mobile App” for hassle-free access of Budget documents by MPs and the general public using the simplest form of digital convenience.

It is bilingual (English and 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 Budget documents will be available on the Mobile App after the completion of the Budget Speech by the Finance Minister in Parliament on February 1, 2023.

 

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