Jamshedpur, Nov. 30: Jharkhand government had launched an online portal last year seeking suggestions from the people for the state’s budget 2017-18.
On Wednesday, awareness seminar about ‘My Budget Portal’ was held at Jamshedpur Women’s College to give detail information about the pre-budget session seeking suggestions from the students.
Deputy Collector of Chief Minister camp office Sanjay Kumar informed the students about the budget preparation process and through projector asked the students and teachers to share their suggestions to the government through https://mybudget.jharkhand.gov.in. Sanjay Kumar said that Jharkhand government started ‘My budget portal’ to seek suggestions from the people of the state ahead of the annual budget.
Those who shared good suggestions through the portal last year were felicitated and their suggestions were taken into count. A person can register his/her mobile number at the portal and send suggestions while people can share their suggestions also via twitter by following @Budgetvichar.
Sanjay Kumar informing about the importance of gender budgeting said, women are always are always in front when it comes to giving and sending suggestions for the budget. He appealed the women to send any positive suggestion they have through the portal for the betterment of the state.
At the event several girl students and teachers gave their suggestion. Dr. Deepa Sharan, lecturer of Faculty of Commerce said, private schools should be involved in development of local areas through corporate social responsibility.
Vibha Kumari Singh, a first year student at the college said, libraries should be established at the villages. A student Rekha Sharma said, due to high fees several talented but financially weak students can’t afford to do the B.Ed course so either the fee should be reduced or students should be given grant.
Associate professor Tripura Jha suggested that the financially strong people should come forward in infrastructural development of the government schools. At the end all talked about making India a cashless society.