Union Budget 2016-17: MHA gets Rs77,383.12 crore, a 24.56% hike2 min read . Updated: 29 Feb 2016, 05:14 PM IST
In the 2016-17 budget, Arun Jaitley has allocated a total of Rs50,176.45 crore to seven paramilitary forces
New Delhi: The home ministry has been allocated over ₹ 77,000 crore in 2016-17 budget, a steep hike of 24.56%, majority of which have been earmarked for paramilitary forces like Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Border Security Force (BSF), responsible for internal security and border guarding duties. Presenting the general budget in Parliament, finance minister Arun Jaitley announced an outlay of ₹ 77,383.12 crore to the home ministry of which ₹ 67,408.12 crore is under non-plan and ₹ 9,975 crore under plan heads.
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