Tumakuru Palike presents unique e-budget

In a first of its kind in the State, Tumakuru Mahanagara Palike on Tuesday presented e-budget for the fiscal year 2015-16.

President of Standing Committee for Finance Nagesh presented a surplus paperless budget of Rs 2.03 crore for 2015-16. Tumakuru Palike holds the distinction of first municipal corporation in the State to present a paperless or e-budget, a beaming Nagesh told the council. Corporators greeted it by tapping the table.

Leader of Opposition Sudheeshwar, however, raised objection to the ruling party’s decision to present e-budget without training the corporators in operating the laptops.

“Only four days back, the officials have uploaded a copy of budget into the laptops of the corporators. The corporators have not been trained in operating the laptop,” Sudheeshwar complained.

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get the top news in your inbox
Comments (+)