Union Home Minister briefs on MHA’s budget Highlights



Union Home Minister briefs on MHA’s budget Highlights
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh briefed the media on budget highlights of the Ministry of Home Affairs, here today. The Home Minister explained that due to the maximum budget utilization during the current financial year, the Ministry has received higher gross allocation and some schemes have also been revived for the year 2016-17 as below:


The total BE 2016-17 allocation for the Ministry of Home Affairs is Rs.77923.12 crore against BE 2015-16 of Rs.68924.10 crore. The gross allocation is 10.38% more as compared to RE of 2015-16 and 13.06% more as compared to BE 2015-16.

Total BE, Rs.70724.58 crore is for Police Head, which is Rs.8120.06 crore (12.97%) more as compared to BE 2015-16 and Rs.6622.45 crore (10.33%) more as compared to RE 2015-16.

Under the Umbrella Scheme for Modernization of Police Force BE 2016-17 provides for Rs.1753.90 crore which includes Rs.250 crore for CCTNS, Rs.595 crore for Modernization of State Police Forces, Rs.840 crore for Security Related Expenditure (SRE) and Rs.68.90 crore for India Reserve Battalions.

Delhi Police has been allocated Rs.5657.84 crore which is Rs.574.71 crore (11.31%) more as compared to Rs.5083.13 crore in RE 2015-16.

The Ministerial budget of MHA is provided Rs.4630.90 crore for 2016-17 which is Rs.496.31 crore (12%) more as compared to BE 2015-16 and Rs.675.25 crore (17.07%) more as compared to RE 2015-16.

The allocation in 2016-17 for UTs is Rs.2148 crore which is Rs.380 crore (21.49%) more as compared to BE 2015-16 and Rs.321.10 crore (17.58%) more as compared to RE 2015-16.

Border Management has been provided Rs.3777.40 crore which includes Rs.990 crore for Border Area Development Programme, Rs.2490 crore for Border Infrastructure, Rs.88 crore for Land Ports Authority of India. The allocation is 20.75% more as compared toRs.3128.26 crore in BE 2015-16.

Rs.910.28 crore has been allocated in BE-2016-17 for Relief & Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates as compared to Rs. 582.18 crore in RE 2015-16. The addition of Rs. 328.10 crore in BE 2016-17 is 56.35 % more. Out of Rs 910.28 crore, Rs. 340 crore are for Land Boundary Agreement and Rs. 450 crore are for relief and rehabilitation of Migrants of Jammu and Kashmir. UDAAN scheme for J&K has been allocated Rs. 70 crore in BE 2016-17 as compared to Rs. 45 crore in RE 2015-16 which Rs.25 crore (55.56%) more.


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