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subsidy bill


Explained: Reining in the subsidy bill

January 24, 2022 4:59 pm

🔴 After falling for several years, the food and fertiliser subsidy outlay has reversed the trend since 2020-21, thanks to additional allocation, higher food procurement amid Covid-19, and rising global fertiliser prices.

Govt's subsidy bill 13.32% up at Rs 3,01,694 crore for 2019-20

July 05, 2019 4:05 pm

Of the total subsidy bill, much of the increase has been made in the fuel subsidy, which is pegged at Rs 37,478 crore for the current fiscal from the revised estimate of Rs 24,833 crore for the 2018-19 fiscal.

Despite oil cushion, low sell-off proceeds could impact deficit

August 04, 2015 1:16 am

For 2015-16, the Centre has a more relaxed fiscal deficit target of Rs 5,55,649 crore or 3.9 per cent of the GDP.

Budget 2014, Union Budget, Narendra Modi, GST

July 12, 2014 1:14 am

Even with higher expenditure, global factors favour us: Mayaram.

Eye trained on deficit, FinMin pushes for lowering LPG cap

June 18, 2014 12:22 pm

The move comes even as an expert committee has recommended the reinstatement of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG.

Cabinet clears revised Food Security Bill

March 20, 2013 3:39 am

67 per cent to get 5 kg foodgrain per month at Rs 1-3 per kg

Budget hints at kerosene price hike

March 04, 2013 12:46 am

The Union Budget 2013-14 has hinted that the government may finally bite the bullet and consider revisions in kerosene price as it tries to control its subsidy bill,which is essential for containing the fiscal deficit

Government pegs FY'14 subsidy bill 11 percent lower than current fiscal

February 28, 2013 3:36 pm

This fiscal are higher by 38 percent compared to the budget estimate of Rs 1,79,554 crore.

Budget 2013: Govt pegs FY'14 subsidy bill 11% lower than current fiscal

February 28, 2013 3:02 pm

The government's subsidy bill on food,petroleum and fertilisers is estimated at Rs 2,20,971.50 crore.

Diesel price hike 'inevitable' to meet subsidy bill: Mallikarjun Kharge

September 23, 2012 6:03 pm

He further said that instead of supporting Manmohan Singh,the opposition is spreading a false propaganda against UPA.