Expenditure on Budgeted Lines: Finance Secretary

  • The Centre’s expenditure is progressing according to the Budget plan for the current financial year, finance secretary Ratan P Watal said.
  • He indicated that there won’t be huge slippage in spending to meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent of GDP.
  • The finance secretary reiterated that the government was fully committed to the principle of cooperative federalism.