Union Budget 2013-14 Summary

Indian Union Budget 2013 Summary is given below. Finance minister P.Chidambaram presented a budget of 16.6 lakh crore ( L C) this year, which is the biggest budget presented so far.

Total Income (Receipts) = 16.6 L C [To be met by deficit financing (borrowing)]

Total Expenditure = 16.6 L C [Includes plan expenditure (33.3%) and non-plan expenditure (66.66%)]

Union Budget 2013-2014

Union Budget 2013-2014

Where does the money come from?

How does India government plan to raise Income as per union budget 2013-14? What is the tax revenue split up? See below :

  1. Revenue Receipts = 10.5 L C ( which includes net tax revenue to center of 8.8 L C + Non tax revenue of 1.7 L C)
  2. Capital Receipts = 6 L C ( which includes Recoveries of Loans (0.1 L C) +  Other Receipts[ read dis- investments  (0.55 L C) + Borrowings and other liabilities [read fiscal deficit] (5.4 L C))

Where does the money go?

How does India government plan to spend as per union budget 2013-14? Finance minister proposes 16.6 L C to be spend under Revenue expenditure and Capital Expenditure.

  1. Revenue expenditure of 14.3 L C (including grants given to states for capital expenditure of 1.7 L C).
  2. Capital expenditure of 2.3 L C

India Government as per budget, plan to spend 16.6 L C under planned (coupled with 5 year plan) and un-planned expenditure.

  1. Non-Plan Expenditure of Rs.11 L C (Revenue Expenditure of 9.9 LC which includes Interest Payments of 3.7 L C + Capital Expenditure of 1.1 L C). Non-plan expenditure includes defense expenditure, interest payments, subsidies, salaries, pensions etc.
  2. Plan Expenditure of Rs. 5.5 L C ( Revenue Expenditure of 4.4 LC + Capital Expenditure of 1.1 L C). The central plan outlay figure is 6.8 L C (corresponds to Rs. 4.2 L C from Plan Expenditure and Rs.2.6 L C from IEBR). Rest of the amount, ie Rs.1.3 L C will be under Budget Support for Central Assistance.
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Deficits of India Government as per Budget 2013

  1. Fiscal Deficit = Borrowings and other liabilities = Total Expenditure – (Revenue Reciepts + Recoveries of loans + Other reciepts) = 5.4 L C which is 4.8 % of GDP
  2. Revenue Deficit = Revenue Expenditure – Revenue Receipts = 3.8 L C which is 3.3% of GDP
  3. Effective Revenue Deficit = Revenue Deficit – Grants given to states for capital creation = 2 L C which is 1.8% of GDP
  4. Primary Deficit = Fiscal Deficit – Interest Payments = 1.7 L C which is 1.5 % of GDP

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