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INTERIM BUDGETS: 2014 VS 2019

As Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presents the central government’s Interim Budget ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Business Standard compares the present Interim Budget with the previous one, presented by P Chidambaram on 17 February 2014, on six key parameters.

Food subsidy as % of GDP
Source: Budget documents (IB = Interim Budget)
Fertiliser subsidy as % of GDP
Source: Budget documents (IB = Interim Budget)
Petroleum subsidy as % of GDP
Source: Budget documents (IB = Interim Budget)
Agriculture as % of GDP
Source: Budget documents (IB = Interim Budget) Note: Numbers reflect Budget provisions for the agriculture ministry
Rural development as % of GDP
Source: Budget documents (IB = Interim Budget) Note: Numbers reflect Budget provisions for the rural development ministry
Healthcare as % of GDP
Source: Budget documents (IB = Interim Budget) Note: Numbers reflect Budget provisions for the health and family welfare ministry