Capital expenditure

The Union Budget: From shadow to reality

The budget holds little relief for the rural poor whose employment and wages are fallen. The outlay on MGNREGS has fallen from nearly Rs 90,000 crore in 2022-23 to Rs 60,000 crore.

published on : 2nd February 2023

The forced capex gamble in Budget 2023

The more important question is, where is the money for such large government expenditure coming from?

published on : 2nd February 2023

Union budget likely to continue capex hike to boost investment

The previous budget for 2022-23 had allotted Rs 7.50 lakh crore as capital expenditure, which was a 35.4 per cent jump over 2021-22.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Centre releases Rs 36,656 crore special assistance to states

The government has released a total of Rs 36,656 crore under its scheme ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment 2022-23’ for April-November in FY23. 

published on : 10th January 2023

States capital spending inch up just 2.2 per cent in first half despite massive spike in revenues

Revenue deficits of these 18 states have narrowed to a low Rs 30,000 crore in the first half of the current fiscal from Rs 1.3 lakh crore in the corresponding period in FY22.

published on : 4th December 2022

State govts need to rev up capital expenditure to spur economic growth

Amid curbs on their borrowing, several states find it hard to rev up their capital expenditure, and the numbers available for the first six months of 2022–23 tell us a story.

published on : 11th November 2022

Government’s capital expenditure jumps 50 per cent in Apr-Sept 2022

Capital expenditure during the April-Sept 2022 period reached Rs 3.42 lakh cr compared to Rs 2.29 lakh cr in the corresponding period last year.

published on : 1st November 2022

57% jump on infrastructure spending as Centre uses Rs 1.75 lakh crore in April-June

Capex in the first quarter was Rs 1.75 lakh crore compared to Rs 1.11 lakh crore in the same quarter the previous fiscal

published on : 30th July 2022

Coal India's capital expenditure increases 65 per cent in April-June quarter of FY23

The company's capital expenditure rose to Rs 3,034 crores during the April-June quarter, as compared to Rs 1,841 crores in the same period last year.

published on : 11th July 2022

Odisha revenue surplus mainly due to decline in spending: Audit report

Capital expenditure of Rs 17,949 crore was 11.48 per cent lower than Rs 20,277 crore in 2019-20

published on : 2nd April 2022

AP got Rs 1,189 crore under special aid

Funds released to States under the scheme are considered as 50-year interest-free loan.

published on : 30th March 2022