April-November fiscal deficit touches 115% of FY18 target1 min read . Updated: 27 Dec 2018, 04:44 PM IST
Net tax receipts in the first eight months of the fiscal were ₹7.32 trillion
New Delhi: India’s April-November fiscal deficit stood at ₹ 7.17 trillion ($101.93 billion), or 114.8% of the budgeted target for the current fiscal, government data showed on Thursday. Net tax receipts in the first eight months of the fiscal were ₹ 7.32 trillion, data showed. The government is likely to miss its fiscal deficit target of 3.3% of GDP in the current fiscal, or announce spending cuts in the last quarter.
During April-October, fiscal deficit stood at ₹ 6.49 trillion ($93.23 billion), or 103.9% of the budgeted target for current fiscal.
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