Increase in Budget for Army

New Delhi : Details of BE allocation under Non-Salary (Revenue) Budget and Capital Acquisition Budget of Indian Army during the five year period of 2017-18 to 2021-22 and previous five year period of 2012-13 to 2016-17 is as under:-

(Rs. In crore)

Year Non-Salary (Revenue) Capital Acquisition Total % age increase over the previous year
2012-13 to 2016-17 1,30,852.23 91,576.35 2,22,428.58
2017-18 to 2021-22 1,62,801.25 1,21,222.56 2,84,023.81 27.69

The above figures indicate that there has been substantial increase of 27.69% in the five year period of 2017-18 to 2021-22 over 2012-13 to 2016-17. Further, the operational efficiency matches the technological advancement commensurately.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Saroj Pandey in Rajya Sabha today.