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Increase in Budget for Army


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09 AUG 2021 3:14PM by PIB Delhi

Details of BE allocation under Non-Salary (Revenue) Budget and Capital Acquisition Budget of Indian Army during the five year period of 2017-18 to 2021-22 and previous five year period of 2012-13 to 2016-17 is as under:-

(Rs. In crore)

Year

Non-Salary (Revenue)

Capital Acquisition

Total

% age increase over the previous year

2012-13 to 2016-17

1,30,852.23

91,576.35

2,22,428.58

2017-18 to 2021-22

1,62,801.25

1,21,222.56

2,84,023.81

27.69

 

The above figures indicate that there has been substantial increase of 27.69% in the five year period of 2017-18 to 2021-22 over 2012-13 to 2016-17. Further, the operational efficiency matches the technological advancement commensurately.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Ms Saroj Pandey in Rajya Sabha today.

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