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FM Sitharaman seeks Parliament nod for Rs 54,000-cr additional spending

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the second and final batch of supplementary demands for grants in the Lok Sabha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government on Friday sought Parliament nod for an additional Rs 54,000-crore spending.

presented the second and final batch of supplementary demands for grants in the Lok Sabha.

It sought authorisation for gross of Rs 4.8 lakh crore.

"Of this, the proposals involving net cash outgo aggregate to Rs 53,963.58 crore and gross additional expenditure, matched by saving of the ministries/departments or by enhanced receipts/recoveries aggregates to Rs 4.26 lakh crore," the supplementary demands for grants document said.

First Published: Fri, March 06 2020. 13:16 IST
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