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Govt seeks Parliament nod for additional expenditure of Rs 11,166 cr

Approval of Parliament is sought to authorise gross additional expenditure of Rs 11,166.18 cr

Press Trust of India 

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The government on Wednesday sought Parliament's approval for supplementary worth Rs 11,166.18 crore for the current financial year.

Minister presented the supplementary demands for for 2017-18 as well as the demands for excess in the for 2014-15.

The first batch of supplementary demands for for 2017-18 include 61 and 3 appropriations, according to the supplementary demands for

"Approval of the is sought to authorise gross additional of Rs 11,166.18 crore.

"Of this, the proposals involving net cash outgo aggregate to Rs 10,647.45 crore and gross additional expenditure, matched by 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 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 and ministry for providing additional grants-in-aid general for payment of differential to state governments.

Among others, little over Rs 386 crore would be spend for activities related to the (GST).

Around Rs 250 crore would be for effective publicity for awareness and Rs 99.34 crore for DG systems for payment of advance user charges of (Network).

Further, an amount of Rs 37.09 crore would be for accounting portal for

First Published: Wed, July 26 2017. 15:21 IST