Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Budget 2021 was tabled in the Assembly on Monday by Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari through digital mode. The paperless budget saved 2000 large trees and reduced paper trail of 1.5 crore pages, official sources said.
Odisha is the second state in the country to adopt complete e-budgeting by building digital infrastructure, actively promoting adoption and usage of budget documents in electronic form.
The minister delivered the budget speech from an iPad. The members of the House accessed the budget documents in an e-book format.
The budget is available on National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) while a dedicated Odisha Budget App is available in app stores.