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Sitharaman seeks Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246.16 cr

This includes over Rs 8,820 crore for the newly formed union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | PTI

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday sought Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246.16 crore, including over Rs 8,820 crore for the newly formed union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, in the first batch of supplementary demands.

Of this, the net cash outgo will be Rs 18,995.51 crore, she said in the statement tabled in the Lok Sabha here.
 
She provided Rs 8,820.62 crore as grant to Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in lieu of J&K State share of 14th Finance Commission Award.

As much as Rs 2,500 crore was provided for capital infusion in IDBI

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First Published: Nov 28 2019 | 12:43 PM IST

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