Paperless Budget in Goa’s Assembly
On 30/01/2019, Shri. Manohar Parrikar, Hon’ble Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Goa presented a Paperless Budget – an initiative of Green Budget, for the first time ever in Goan History. This budget is 100% paperless and all budget documents can be viewed by all Ministers and MLAs during the session on Notebook and Tablet. Later on, the entire Budget is made available on website specially designed for Budget.
Web based software for preparing entire activities of Budget till presentation at Legislative Assembly and mobile App are developed by NIC Goa. This Mobile App and website development including security auditing were performed within a short time span of one week. All the budget related documents of current year and previous years are available on site and Mobile App (“GoaBudget”). The URL is http://www.goabudget.gov.in When CM presented the Paperless Budget on the Legislature Assembly, all MLAs and Ministers welcomed and appreciated the initiatives taken by the Chief Minister, Goa During the budget speech, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa appreciated NIC Goa for the Green Budget initiative. During the press conference of reporters Shri. Daulat Hawaldar IAS Secretary (Finance) congratulated and appreciated support from NIC Goa for this initiative and timely completion of all activities.