Punjab govt to present paperless budget: CM Mann

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Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann said his government will present a paperless budget, which will save 21 lakh of the state exchequer besides 34 tonnes of paper

ByPress Trust of India, Chandigarh

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said his government will present a paperless budget, which will save 21 lakh of the state exchequer besides 34 tonnes of paper.

Describing it as a step towards e-governance, Mann shared on Twitter: “Good news for the people of Punjab… My government has decided that there will be a paperless budget this time. With this, around 21 lakh of the state exchequer will be saved… 34 tonne paper will be saved… it means it will save 814-834 trees.”

The Aam Aadmi Party came to power in March after winning 92 of the 117 Punjab assembly segments in the state. The assembly had passed a vote-on-account for the first three months, April till June, of the financial year 2022-23.


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