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21 pc hike in Rashtrapati Bhavan Budget

business Updated: Jul 06, 2009 21:38 IST

Allocation for Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday saw a 21.39 per cent jump with a major chunk being earmarked for Presidential secretariat expenses.

Rs 38 lakh has been allocated for salaries and allowances of the President in the 2009-10 Budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha.

The Budget for the Rashtrapati Bhavan has been pegged at Rs 27.52 crore in comparison to last year's Rs 22.67 crore.

The allocation also covers establishment-related expenses in respect of all the staff of the secretariat and expenditure on household establishment and purchase of vehicles.