MHA utilises about 27 per cent budget in first three months

8 Jul

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the expenditure made by his ministry for the first quarter of this financial year.

The home ministry has utilised about 27 per cent of the budget during first three months (April-to-June, 2017), out of the total budget of Rs 83,823.30 crore for 2017-18.

Singh asked the officers to maintain the same tempo and ensure that 50 per cent of the budget is utilised by the end of September, an official release said.

Minister of state for home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Border Management Sanjeevani Kutty, Special Secretary Rina Mitra and senior officers from all the divisions of the ministry were also present in the meeting.