The government on Wednesday sought Parliament's approval for supplementary grants worth Rs 11,166.18 crore for the current financial year.
The first batch of supplementary demands for grants
for 2017-18 include 61 grants
and 3 appropriations, according to the supplementary demands for grants.
"Of this, the proposals involving net cash outgo aggregate to Rs 10,647.45 crore and gross additional expenditure, matched by savings
of the ministries/departments or by enhanced receipts/recoveries aggregate to Rs 517.72 crore," it said.
Besides, the government has sought nod for a token provision of Rs 1.01 crore, "one lakh for each item of expenditure, for enabling re-appropriation of savings, in cases involving new service
or new instrument of service".
Out of the total Rs 11,166.18 crore, an amount of Rs 7,000 crore would go to the petroleum
and natural gas
ministry for providing additional grants-in-aid general for payment of differential royalty
to state governments.
Among others, little over Rs 386 crore would be spend for activities related to the Goods and Services Tax
Around Rs 250 crore would be for effective publicity for GST
awareness and Rs 99.34 crore for DG systems for payment of advance user charges of GSTN
Further, an amount of Rs 37.09 crore would be for accounting portal for GST.