Finance Ministry of India launches its official YouTube channel

On Thursday, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched the official YouTube channel of the Ministry with a view to disseminate information on a real-time basis.

He said “Both at the ministerial level as well as at the level of secretaries and officials, there are a series of announcements and explanations with regard to where we stand in terms of the economy.”

He also said “Therefore a platform where this entire material should be available…Our officers will continue to keep updating information and material almost on the real time basis. The initiative will help in disseminating information and activities easily to outside world through videos”

The channel will showcases videos featuring schemes,  events, meetings, press conferences and other exclusive videos relating to the ministry. The channel also shows videos of the reforms introduced in the Union Budget 2015 and several speeches of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at Press Conferences.

Further, The Finance Minister of country said this YouTube official channel of the Ministry would be a useful platform for most of the activities are in public domain yet to make it easier for the world outside to know about the same. Finance Secretary Ratan P Watal, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das and Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia were also present on the ceremony.