President’s office gets Rs 144.18 crore, 47.5% higher than FY24

New Delhi: The interim Budget on Thursday allocated Rs 144.18 crore for the staff, household and allowances of the president, a massive increase of Rs 46.49 crore (about 47.5 per cent) from Rs 97.69 crore earmarked in the revised estimates for FY24.
In the announcements for the 2024-25 interim Budget by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Rs 90.87 crore was allocated for the president’s secretariat and Rs 52.71 crore was sanctioned under the head ‘other expenditures’, which provides for the expenditure on the household establishment of the president, including staff salaries.
Other expenditures also include discretionary grants of the president and provision for capital section.

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