The Union Cabinet is likely to consider proposal for Union Budget overhaul, including merging the Railway Budget with it and doing away with the distinction of plan and non-plan expenditure Wednesday.
Sep 20, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
With a view to improve expenditure management, Finance Ministry is contemplating doing away with the distinction between 'plan and non-plan' expenditure by 2017-18 and replacing it with 'capital and revenue' spending.
Dec 08, 2015, 20:43 PM IST
As lakhs of crores of rupees earmarked annually towards central Plan Expenditure, NITI Aayog will actively monitor and evaluate implementation of government programmes and initiatives, Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh said here Monday.Jan 19, 2015, 15:29 PM IST
The new government may enhance the Plan expenditure for 2014-15 by around Rs 11,000 crore in the Budget next month, which would be about 2 percent higher than what was provided in the previous fiscal budget.Jun 29, 2014, 18:43 PM IST
The lower fiscal deficit reduces the government's expenditure on interest payment.Jun 29, 2014, 11:48 AM IST
In the first six months of 2013-14, fiscal deficit has touched 76 percent of budget estimates.Nov 26, 2013, 19:03 PM IST
There has been no discussion so far on cutting Plan expenditure, the Planning Commission said on Thursday even as it asked states to maintain fiscal discipline.Oct 03, 2013, 19:33 PM IST
However, the jump in the Plan expenditure for 2013-14 is 29.4 percent when compared with the revised estimates of the same for current fiscal at Rs 4,29,187 crore.Feb 28, 2013, 18:57 PM IST
The government on Thursday approved change in funding arrangement for schemes under the Universal Service Obligation Fund including rolling out of a national network for broadband services in the country.Nov 08, 2012, 14:57 PM IST