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Punjab's 2022 Budget to be paperless, says CM Bhagwant Mann

By Dinkle Popli -- May 25, 2022 6:44 pm -- Updated:May 25, 2022 6:44 pm

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.

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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.

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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-PTC News

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