Rising expenses! Increase of 15.3% in Plan Expenditure over current fiscal

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Plan Allocations have given special emphasis to sectors like agriculture, irrigation, social sector including health, women and child development, welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, minorities, infrastructure, etc.

Feb 29, 2016 08:02 IST India Infoline News Service

Union Budget 2016-17
The total expenditure in the General Budget for 2016-17 has been projected at Rs.19.78 lakh crore, consisting of Rs.5.50 lakh crore under Plan and Rs.14.28 lakh crore under Non-Plan.

The increase in Plan expenditure is in the order of 15.3% over current year BE. While presenting the General Budget 2016-17 in Lok Sabha today, the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Plan Allocations have given special emphasis to sectors like agriculture, irrigation, social sector including health, women and child development, welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, minorities, infrastructure, etc. 

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