• Mon. Jan 17th, 2022

Budgetary Allocation for Defence

by PIB Delhi

Gross Defence Budget (BE) as percentage of GDP for the last two years and current year are as under:

(Rs in Crore)

YearDefence Budget (BE)[Gross]GDP*Defence  Budget as percentage of GDP
2019-204,72,069.782,11,00,607.002.24
2020-215,14,796.692,24,89,420.002.29
2021-225,20,794.992,22,87,379.002.34

          *Figures are as per Budget at a Glance of the Union Budget.

It may be seen from above that Defence Budget is consistently increasing in absolute terms as well as a percentage of GDP.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Shri Tiruchi Siva in Rajya Sabha today.

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