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Cabinet expenses: 15.6 per cent hike in allocation

Allocation for expenses of Union Council of Ministers, hospitality of foreign dignitaries, Prime Minister’s Office besides others have got a modest hike of 15.6 per cent in the Union Budget 2014-15.
As per the Budget proposal, Rs 433.52 crore has been earmarked for the expenditure under the head Cabinet. Rs 375 crore was allocated for the same in 2013-14. Rs 5.80 crore has been allocated for salaries of Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State. Last year, the provision was Rs 5.75 crore.

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