Arun Jaitley presented his third Union budget lit up by Twitter with real-time updates
Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley used real-time video, infographics while presenting Union Budget 2016
As the Union Minister of Finance Mr. Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) presented his third Union budget today, Twitter lit up with real-time updates around #Budget2016 taking over timelines. The Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) aided by Press Information Bureau (PIB_India) and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB_India) kept millions of citizens updated with real-time video, infographics and key highlights of #Budget2016.
Join the #Budget2016 conversation on Twitter, hear from the Government directly. https://t.co/oiiwgtRyNj— Twitter India (@TwitterIndia) February 26, 2016
Twitter also integrated with media platforms, who innovated on real-time Twitter Tools like Periscope, Video, Polls, Q&As, and other innovative integrations to enliven the #budget2016 conversation.
#ETonBudget: Live updates on #Budget2016: https://t.co/gvwsVJWJHg— EconomicTimes (@EconomicTimes) February 29, 2016
Will this budget be the #Gamechanger?
ബജറ്റ് 2016 പ്രധാന പ്രഖ്യാപനങ്ങൾ ലഭിക്കാൻ #ബജറ്റ്2016 എന്ന ഹാഷ് ടാഗിൽ ട്വീറ്റ് ചെയ്യുക— Manorama News (@manoramanews) February 29, 2016
#Budget2016 left you dazed and confused? We have the answers! #AskCNBCTV18 and we'll tell you what really happened. pic.twitter.com/xHaUB4aOid— CNBC-TV18 News (@CNBCTV18News) February 29, 2016
Raheel Khursheed, Head of News & Government Partnerships at Twitter India, said “Twitter has become the go-to platform for users for all the real time information pertaining to a vast array of topics. By simplifying the Union Budget 2016 for public with the help of Twitter tools, we created a holistic and well integrated real-time budget experience for them. We saw tremendous participation from users as they engaged with the relevant stakeholders, Tweeted their views on the budget and participated in discussions.”
PM Modi (@narendramodi) and several others took to Twitter to congratulate Arun Jaitley and his team on the Budget.
Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/PMOIndia/status/704241057240715266
Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/ChouhanShivraj/status/704210125070839809
Twitter also equipped users with a live and public platform to engage in conversations around the Union Budget and express their views on the same.
This budget is about the dreams of the people. I congratulate FM @arunjaitley and his team: PM @narendramodi #VikasKaBudget— PMO India (@PMOIndia) February 29, 2016
Happy with budget proposals, particularly the ones towards Agricultural and rural sectors #Budget2016 #HailArunJaitly— Rajkumar Kattimani (@CARajkumarK) February 29, 2016
Very well balanced budget, #Growth oriented #Budget2016..Big boost to infra-Sector will boost employment and overall economy— Ravi Gupta (@rav26051) February 29, 2016
Key trending hashtags:
Accounts to follow:
● @FinMinIndia - Ministry of Finance
● @arunjaitley - Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister