Govt seeks Parliament nod to spend additional Rs 58,378 cr in current fiscal

Updated: Dec 6 2023 9:39PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) The government on Wednesday sought Parliament's nod to spend a net additional Rs 58,378 crore in the current fiscal ending March 2024, with a large chunk going towards MGNREGA and subsidy on fertiliser.

The gross additional spending sought by the government is over Rs 1.29 lakh crore, of which Rs 70,968 crore would be matched by savings and receipts.

The net additional spending by the government would be Rs 58,378.21 crore in the current fiscal, as per the Supplementary Demands for Grants tabled in Parliament.