Govt allocates Rs 3,867.33 cr to Delhi Police

The Delhi Police got a Rs 526.58 crore increase in the budget allocation for the next fiscal.

Last Updated: Mar 16, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday got a Rs
526.58 crore increase in the budget allocation for the next
fiscal with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee allocating Rs
3,867.33 crore for its operation.

The housing and police building projects will get a boost
with Mukherjee substantially increasing the allocation in both
the heads to Rs 260.50 crore from the previous year`s Rs 31
crore.

The housing projects will get Rs 62 crore, up from last
year`s Rs ten crore, while police building projects will get a
whopping Rs 198.50 crore, an increase from last year`s Rs 21
crore.

In the Budget presented in Lok Sabha today by Mukherjee,
the city police was allocated a total of Rs 41.5 crore in plan
head while Rs 3,563.33 crore was earmarked for non-plan
expenditure.

In 2010-11, Rs 3,340.75 crore was proposed in the Budget
while the force ended up spending Rs 3,373.40 crore.

The budgetary provisions for developing traffic and
communication network and a model traffic system has been
allocated Rs 20 crore, down from Rs 82 crore last year.

For upgrading training facilities and installation of
traffic signals, Rs three crore each has been allocated while
another Rs one crore has been allocated for the induction of
latest technology.

PTI