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Govt asks ministries, departments to cut 'controllable' expenditure by 20%

The move comes amid concerns that the fiscal deficit may exceed the FY22 target of 6.8% of GDP

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Finance Ministry | Fiscal Deficit

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 



Finance Ministry
Finance Ministry

The has asked ministries and departments to cut "all avoidable non-scheme expenditure and aim for a 20% reduction in controllable expenditure".

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First Published: Sat, June 12 2021. 08:39 IST

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