Union Budget 2021 app available for Android, iOS: Here’s what it does, how to download and more
This App is an extension of the Union Budget website that allows users to access previous and latest budget-related documents. This App will give you access to 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.
This is to be noted that, Sitharaman in her first budget in 2019 had replaced leather briefcase that had been for decades used for carrying budget documents with a traditional red cloth ‘bahi-khata’. And now, the Union Budget will only be available in the digital format.
Union Budget App: All you need to know about the Budget app:
The app can be downloaded on the Android and iOS mobile app from the official India Budget website (www.indiabudget.gov.in).
The App is bilingual and it provides you the convenience of reading the documents in English and Hindi.
The app is designed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC).
Budget app requires no login or registration.
The budget docs will be available on the app after the announcement of the Union Budget. The docs that can be downloaded in the PDF format from the app are;
a) Finance minister’s budget speech
b) Annual financial statement (AFS)
c) Demands for grants (DG)
d) Finance bill
e) Statements mandated under the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003 – i) Macro-economic framework statement and ii) Medium-term fiscal policy cum fiscal policy strategy statement
f) Expenditure budget
g) Receipt budget
h) Expenditure profile
j) Memorandum explaining the provisions in the finance bill
k) Output outcome monitoring framework
Union Budget App: How and where to download
The App can be downloaded from the Union Budget Web Portal (www.indiabudget.gov.in).
The App can also be downloaded on both Android and iOS platforms.
This App is also available to download for free via Google Play Store and Apple App Store.