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Interim Budget: Here's where Chidambaram saved in 2013-14

Amid  the reams of Budget data lies a seemingly innocuous number, Rs 56,574 crore. It is under the head of non-plan expenditure. This is the amount that was kept aside as investment in International financial institutions for this fiscal year.

BT reporter        Last Updated: February 19, 2014  | 14:01 IST
Interim Budget: Here’s where Chidambaram saved in 2013-14
Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Photo : AP

Amid  the reams of Budget data lies a seemingly innocuous number, Rs 56,574 crore. INTERIM BUDGET 2014-15:Key highlights

It is under the head of non-plan expenditure. This is the amount that was kept aside as investment in International financial institutions for this fiscal year - of which finance minister  P Chidambaram spent Rs 922.21 crore and has budgeted for Rs 3,258 in the next fiscal year.

FULL COVERAGE:The Great Indian Budget

The estimate of non-plan expenditure was revised to Rs 11,14,902 crore this fiscal year from the budgeted Rs 11,09,975 crore , a rise of Rs 4,927 crore.


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