Union Budget 2021 In Photos: Finance Min Sitharaman Presents First Paperless Budget on a Tablet

Tech | News18.com | February 1, 2021, 11:54 am
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 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget in the parliament today. This year, just like last year, the Union Finance Minister broke away from the older tradition, in order to present the budget in a paperless form, on a tablet. Last year, Sitharaman had presented the Union Budget in a traditional 'Bahi Khaata', which was also a move away from the age-old tradition of the Budget arriving in a suitcase. (Image Credit: Twitter/ ANI)<br />
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget in the parliament today. This year, just like last year, the Union Finance Minister broke away from the older tradition, in order to present the budget in a paperless form, on a tablet. Last year, Sitharaman had presented the Union Budget in a traditional 'Bahi Khaata', which was also a move away from the age-old tradition of the Budget arriving in a suitcase. (Image Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

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 While it is not known what tablet the Finance Minister was seen carrying, it is being said that this is a Made-in-India tablet, and comes as a sublte push for the government's Atmanirbhar Bharat and Digital India campaigns. (Image Credit: Twitter/ ANI)<br />
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While it is not known what tablet the Finance Minister was seen carrying, it is being said that this is a Made-in-India tablet, and comes as a sublte push for the government's Atmanirbhar Bharat and Digital India campaigns. (Image Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

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 The tablet used by Sitharaman replaces the usual papers and files that have always been part of the Union Budget speech. The first glimpse of the tablet came in a red-coloured sleeve with the national emblem on the cover. (Image Credit: Twitter/ ANI)
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The tablet used by Sitharaman replaces the usual papers and files that have always been part of the Union Budget speech. The first glimpse of the tablet came in a red-coloured sleeve with the national emblem on the cover. (Image Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

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 The Union Budget 2021 is adopting tech in a big way. Earlier, the government rolled out the Union Budget app for smartphones that will allow users to follow the budget updates on their phones. (Image Credit: Rashtrapati Bhavan)
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The Union Budget 2021 is adopting tech in a big way. Earlier, the government rolled out the Union Budget app for smartphones that will allow users to follow the budget updates on their phones. (Image Credit: Rashtrapati Bhavan)

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 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (center) with the Union Budget tablet at Rashtrapati Bhavan with senior officials of the Finance Ministry. (Image Credit: Rashtrapati Bhavan)
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (center) with the Union Budget tablet at Rashtrapati Bhavan with senior officials of the Finance Ministry. (Image Credit: Rashtrapati Bhavan)

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