The Ministry of Finance has sought ideas, suggestions and proposals for the Annual Budget 2021-22. Over the years, the Ministry of Finance has been holding pre-budget consultations in North Block with Industry and Commerce Associations, Trade Bodies and Experts to seek ideas for the Annual Budget. Owing to the 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 and experts.
The Ministry of Finance in a statement said that it has also 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 said, government has launched a micro-site – online portal on MyGov platform which will go live on 15th of this month to receive ideas for the budget. General public in their individual capacity need to register on MyGov to submit their ideas for Budget 2021-22. The submissions will be further examined by the concerned Ministries and Departments of the Government. If required, individuals may be contacted on the email or mobile number provided at the time of registration to seek clarification on their submissions. The portal will remain open until 30th November 2020.