Government spending projected to increase 29% by 2019-20

Fri, Aug 11 2017, 07:22 PM

The Central government on Thursday projected that its expenditure will increase by about 29% to Rs 25,95,000 crore, from around Rs 20,00,000 crore in 2016-17. Revenue expenditure is estimated to increase by about 27% and capital expenditure by about 40%.