Ministry of Finance will seek ideas and suggestions from the general public for the forthcoming Annual Budget 2021-22 through an online platform which will go live on 15 November.“It has been decided to make the Annual Budget 2021-22 consultations more participatory and democratic by taking it closer to the people of India,” the Ministry of Finance said in a Press Release.
The proposals or suggestions will be taken through a micro-site on MyGov Platform which will go live on Sunday, and will remain open till 30 November, 2020.
The ideas and suggestions received for the budget will be further examined by the concerned Ministries or Departments.
General public in their individual capacity need to register on MyGov to submit their ideas for Budget 2021-22, said the statement.
The Ministry said that over the years, the Ministry of Finance has been holding pre-budget consultations in North Block with Industry/Commerce Associations, Trade Bodies and Experts to seek ideas for the Annual Budget.
Owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic situation, the Ministry has received suggestions from various quarters for holding pre-budget consultations in a different format.
It has accordingly been decided to create a dedicated email to receive suggestions from various Institutions/Experts.
A specific communication to this effect will be sent shortly, said the statement.