- NL Sena
It is extremely important for citizens to know how and where our money is being spent.
In this episode of Consti-tuition, Meghnad explains how the Union Budget is passed by Parliament every year. The Budget is how our Government spends taxpayer money. It is extremely important for citizens to know how and where our money is being spent.
Catch new episodes every Friday at 7 pm on our YouTube channel (don’t forget to subscribe) as we set out to understand the Great Indian Democracy. Oh, and don’t forget to do your homework!
Homework for Episode 5
1) Check out the outcome Budget for last year: indiabudget.nic.in/ub2017-18/impbud/impbud.pdf
2) Pick out interesting things you spot on either of these subjects: Rural Electrification, Digital Literacy, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Share with the hashtag #WhereIsTheMoney
3) If you find anything else in the Budget document, share that with us too!
Join us for a Homework Review on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 6 pm on our Facebook page where we go live to read out your responses, discuss committees and what they’ve been up to.
Also, here are the links to useful organisations mentioned in the video:
PRS Legislative Research: http://www.prsindia.org
Accountability Initiative India (CPR): http://www.accountabilityindia.in/