Taking the eco-friendly and tech-centric move of the Government of India forward, the Yogi Adityanath-led Government of Uttar Pradesh is all set to present paperless Budget 2021 today for the first time in the history of the state.
The budget to be presented today will be the fifth budget of the present government in Uttar Pradesh. Suresh Khanna, Finance Minister, Uttar Pradesh will table the budget in the Legislative Assembly at 11 am today.
For the convenience of all the members of the State Legislature, iPads have been provided to view the budget highlights which will also be displayed on two big screens put up in the House.
Anandiben Patel, Governor, Uttar Pradesh, had commenced the Budget Session on February 18 to a joint sitting of both houses. The session is scheduled to continue till March 10. On February 16, all the MLAs and MLCs have been tested for COVID-19 to ensure safety and security.
(With inputs from ANI)