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Defence allocation remains same, IAF gets highest capital boost in Budget

Budget allocations for 2021-22 are skewed, with the IAF allocated Rs 53,215 crore, the Navy Rs 35,904 crore, and the Army getting Rs 36,532 crore

Budget 2021 | Defence budget | Indian Air Force

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

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Expenditure in the current year’s capital budget is biased heavily in favour of the Indian Air Force (IAF), which has spent Rs 55,084 crore, compared to the Navy’s Rs 40,043 crore and Army’s Rs 33,283 crore

In a situation of heavy pressure on the economy, while also confronting an intrusion by Chinese troops on the border in Ladakh, the government has kept the at approximately the same level as the current year, allocating Rs 4.78 trillion for 2021-22.



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First Published: Mon, February 01 2021. 23:23 IST