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  • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has significantly increased its Plan expenditure to 86 per cent of Budget estimates (up to December 2015) compared to 26 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year.

    Status: Leader
  • Around 82 per cent of Budget estimates totalling around Rs 4,585.9 crore still remains unutilised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.

    Status: Laggard
  • The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has already spent 96 per cent of its Budget target till December 2015.

    Status: Leader
  • The Ministry of Power has spent Rs 6,199.14 crore till December 2015 out of its budgeted estimates of Rs 6,799.4 for 2015-16.

    Status: Leader
  • Ministry of Minority Affairs saw its spends falling by around 24 percentage points between April-Dec 2015 and April-Dec-2014

    Status: Laggard
  • Ministry of Coal managed to utilise 93 per cent of its budgeted estimate of Rs 551 crore.

    Status: Leader
  • The actual Plan expenditures as a per cent of the Budget estimates of Ministry of Power jumped over 40 percentage points to 91 per cent till December 2015 compared to 48 per cent in the corresponding period last year

    Status: Leader
  • Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises spent only Rs 161.287 crore in the 11-month period as compared to the Budget estimates of Rs 678.9 crore.

    Status: Laggard


  • 3.9%

    Fiscal deficit target for FY 2015-16

  • Rs 8.5 lakh cr

    Agricultural credit target set by government 2015-16

  • Rs 17.7 lakh cr

    Total expenditure estimated by the government during 2015-16

  • Rs 79,258 cr

    Amount proposed to be spent on women welfare in 2015-16

Budget in 5 words

  • Excise duty

    These are levies paid by manufacturers on items manufactured within the country. Usually, these are passed on to the consumer

  • Direct tax

    These are the taxes that are levied on the income and resources of individuals or organizations

  • Disinvestment

    It is the liquidation or sale of part or the whole of government's stake in public sector undertakings

  • Corporate tax

    This is the tax paid by corporates or firms on the incomes they earn

  • Current account deficit

    This deficit shows the difference between the nation's exports and imports

Budget Fact File Quiz

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