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