New Delhi : Gross Defence Budget (BE) as percentage of GDP for the last two years and current year are as under:
(Rs in Crore)
|Year||Defence Budget (BE)
|GDP*||Defence Budget as percentage of GDP|
*Figures are as per Budget at a Glance of the Union Budget.
It may be seen from above that Defence Budget is consistently increasing in absolute terms as well as a percentage of GDP.
This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Tiruchi Siva in Rajya Sabha today.