Friday, 11 August 2017

Funds to DRDO

Details of funds allocated to the Department of Defence Research & Development during the last three years are given below:-

Year
Allocation of funds
(Rs. in crore)
2014-15
13716.14
2015-16
13540.11
2016-17
13501.00
2017-18
(Budget Estimates)
14818.74











There is shortage of funds only in revenue part, due to which projects and other ongoing activities are re-prioritized. Government is making all possible efforts to meet the budgetary requirements of DRDO, within the available resource, so that its flagship programmes do not suffer due to lack of funds.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Shri Sunil Kumar Mondal in Lok Sabha today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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