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Govt seeks Parliament's nod for gross addl expenditure of Rs 1.98 trillion


Devdiscourse News Desk newdelh India
Updated: 05-02-2019 13:46 IST
Govt seeks Parliament's nod for gross addl expenditure of Rs 1.98 trillion

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The government Tuesday sought Parliament's nod for gross additional expenditure of Rs 1,98,831.36 crore during the current fiscal ending March. The third batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants, tabled by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Lok Sabha, said the net cash outgo aggregates to Rs 51,433.28 crore.

The gross additional expenditure aggregates to Rs 1,47,396.87 crore to be matched by savings by ministries or higher receipts. Of the total net cash outgo, the document has pegged Rs 19,481 crore for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rs 4,840.75 crore for Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The government is also seeking over Rs 4,700 crore for the Ministry of Home Affairs.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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