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Despite Stimulus, Data Shows The Government May Be Spending Less, Not More -Mariyam Alavi

-NDTV According to the data available with the Controller General of Accounts, however, the central government's total spending fell from ₹ 14.9 lakh crore in April-September 2019 to ₹ 14.8 lakh crore in April-September 2020, a drop of almost 1 per cent. In a year when the government has announced multiple stimulus packages to revive India's covid-hit economy, the central government has spent less than the previous year, NDTV has found. The...

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Dumb and Dumber: Facing slowdown, govt squeezes expenditure -Subodh Varma Rather than spending more, government expenditure by July 2019 is less than what it was last year as share of annual budget, with key public welfare related ministries cutting most. India is facing an unprecedented slowdown of the economy with GDP growth slumping to 5% in the June quarter, agriculture growing by only 2% and manufacturing by a mere 0.6%. Private consumption expenditure – spending by families on consumption – has...

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Recently presented Union Budget does not provide updated data on important heads for FY 2018-19

  During budget presentations, budget documents, which are provided, carry updated data and information related to various departments and ministries of the Central Government such as on revenues, expenditures, deficits etc. Recently economists like Dr. Rathin Roy and Prof. Jayati Ghosh have expressed concerns about the Ministry of Finance for not uploading updated and appropriate budgetary data and figures on the website following the 2019-20 Union Budget presentation by the...

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A hand-to-mouth Budget -Puja Mehra

-The Hindu It is inescapable from the arithmetic that revenue expenditures and tax revenues are in need of serious corrections Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman began a new practice in the Union Budget, presented on July 5, when she relegated the numbers, or the budgeting, to the fine print, in a break with tradition; they are usually presented as a part of the speech on the floor of the House in Parliament. What are...

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Explained: Why Centre's Reported Finances in the Economic Survey and Budget Differ -Suyash Tiwari PRS blog The Union Budget replicates revised estimates reported in the interim Budget, not the updated figures for 2018-19 from the Controller General of Accounts. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget for the financial year 2019-20 in parliament on July 5, 2019. In the 2019-20 budget, the government presented the estimates of its expenditure and receipts for the year 2019-20. The Budget also gave an account of how much...

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