#DecodingBudget: Announcements for Digital India made by FinMin Jaitley
01 Feb 2018 | By Ramya Patelkhana
Government always talks about Digital India, but why is the budget not in digital format and instead read out?
Asked on 01-02-2018 by Armaan Pandit
Answered by NewsBytesAs of now, the Government of India is not thinking to present Budget in a digital format. It might be due to security reasons. So budget is printed on white paper with black ink for visual clarity.
What is BharatNet Project?
Asked on 01-02-2018 by Anonymous
Answered by NewsBytesBharatNet project aims to to provide high-speed broadband internet to all panchayats by March 2019. With this project, the government will connect 1.5 lakh panchayats through 10 lakh kilometres of optical fibre. In his budget speech, FM Jaitley announced that under phase 1, one lakh gram panchayats have already been connected.