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Funds for President's household cut by 20%

The budgetary allocation for the President's household establishment has been reduced by 20 % as compared to last fiscal. Compared to Rs 22.61 crore allocated last year for expenditure on "other expenditure", this year only Rs 17.94 crore have been earmarked for the same which is a decrease of about 20 %. Other expenditure provides for amount spent on household establishment of the President on account of salaries of the staff and officers, office expenses and purchase and maintenance of vehicles etc. The budgetary allocation for President's Secretariat has seen a marginal ...