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Expenditure


Overall Expenditure
The total expenditure of the Government during 96-97 [as netted in the Budget Documents] was Rs.201008 crores – an increase of Rs.22733 crores [13%] over the previous year 1995-96.

(Rs. in crores)

Year

Plan

Non-Plan

Total

92-93

36660

85958

122618

93-94

43662

98191

141853

94-95

47378

113361

160739

95-96

46374

131901

178275

96-97

53535

147473

201008

 

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The percentage increases in expenditure over the respective previous years were on a declining trend during 1994-95 and 1995-96. However, in the year 1996-97, it has gone up to 13%.

 

Non-Plan Expenditure

Non-Plan Expenditure during 1996-97 was Rs.147473 crores compared to Rs.131901 crores during 1995-96 – a 12% increase over the previous year. This is in sharp contrast to the trend in the last 3 years, when the percentage of increase was 14%, 15% and 16% respectively. In terms of actual amount also, the increase in 1996-97 over the previous year was Rs.15572 crores, which is less than the increase of Rs.18540 crores recorded in 1995-96 over 1994-95.

 

Major components of Non-Plan Expenditure

Interest is a major component of Non-Plan Expenditure. For the year 1996-97, interest constituted 41% of Non-Plan expenditure compared to 38% in the previous year. Defence expenditure remained at 20% of Non-Plan expenditure in both the years.

(Rs. in crores)

Particulars

1996-97

1995-96

Interest

59478

50045

Defence

29505

26856

Subsidies

17497

14492

Grants-in-Aid

6481

6213

Loans

12141

11898

Others

22371

22397

Total

147473

131901

 

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Subsidies

The expenditure on Subsidies went up from Rs.14492 crores in 95-96 to Rs.17497 crores in the year 1996-97, an increase of Rs.3005 crores [21%]. Of the total Non-Plan expenditure, the share of subsidies increased from 11% in 1995-96 to 12% during the year 1996-97.

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Plan Expenditure
Plan Expenditure during 1996-97 was Rs.53535 crores compared to Rs.46374 crores during 1995-96 – a 15% increase over the previous year. This is in sharp contrast to the trend in the last year, when the percentage of increase was a negative –2%.

 

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Components of Plan Expenditure

During the year 1996-97, Expenditure on Central Plan was Rs.29388 crores [55%] and the Central Assistance to State/UT Plans was Rs.24147 Crores [45%].

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Revenue & Capital Expenditure
An alternate but more widely prevalent method of reviewing expenditure is to look them as Revenue and Capital.

Revenue Expenditure (including Plan as well as Non-Plan) for the year 1996-97 was Rs.158934 crores – an increase of Rs.19073 crores [14%] over the previous year.

Capital Expenditure has gone up to Rs.42074 crores in the year 1996-97 registering a growth of Rs.3659 crores [10%] over the previous year. However, the share of capital expenditure as a percentage of total expenditure has come down to 21% in the year 1996-97 compared to 24% two years earlier.

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