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FM Arun Jaitley Seeks Approval For Additional Spending Of Rs 1.03 Lakh Crore

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| August 1 , 2016 , 13:13 IST
Jaitley, Kumar meet Cong leaders over GST The government on Monday sought parliament's approval to spend an extra of Rs 1.03 lakh crore in the fiscal year ending in March 2017. The government on Monday sought parliament's approval to spend an extra of Rs 1.03 lakh crore in the fiscal year ending in March 2017. In a supplementary demand for grants laid before parliament by the finance ministry Arun Jaitley, the government said net cash outgo would be Rs 20,948 crore. The additional expenditure includes Rs 5,000 crore for a rural jobs programme, about Rs 4,200 crore for road construction and Rs 2,000 crore for disaster management.