Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley

Second batch of supplementary demands for grants for FY2018-19 presented in Lok Sabha

Agency News

New Delhi, Dec 20: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented a statement in the Lok Sabha showing the Supplementary Demands for Grants -- second batch for 2018-19.

The second batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants includes 71 Grants and 2 Appropriations.

Approval has been sought to authorise gross additional expenditure of Rs 85,948.86 crore

Of this, the proposals involving net cash outgo aggregate to Rs 15,065.49 crore and gross additional expenditure, matched by savings of the ministries/departments or by enhanced receipts/recoveries aggregates to Rs 70,882.21 crore.

Besides, token provision of Rs 116 lakh is being sought , one lakh for each item of expenditure, for enabling reappropriation of savings in cases involving New Service or New Instrument of service. (UNI)