Odisha Budget Goes ‘Paperless’, CM Naveen To ‘Go Green’
Bhubaneswar: In an effort to build a green and sustainable future Odisha has saved around 1000 big trees.
This has been possible by switching over to paperless budgeting in 2020-21 fiscal year an initiative supported by CM, Naveen Patnaik.
Digital methods have been incorporated to save trees and hence the environment.
This step has helped in reducing the printing of at least 75 lakh pages.
Almost 1000 tress have been saved through this step.
It is noteworthy that the state’s annual budget will be accessible in digital form.
The Odisha government has developed a new mobile app named ‘Odisha Budget’.
Any individual from across the world can download the android-based app to access the documents.
It will be possible soon after finance minister, Niranjan Pujari tables the annual budget.
The app has been developed by the state finance department.
Committed to build a green & sustainable future, #Odisha has saved around 1000 big trees by switching over to paperless budgeting in 2020-21 fiscal. Digital methods reduced printing of at least 75 lakh pages, ultimately saving hundreds of trees. #GoGreen #GreenBudget @FdOdisha pic.twitter.com/RzV5HwFQov
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) February 17, 2020