CBI gets 14% hike in budget this year

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Feb 28, 2013 05:14 IST

CBI has received Rs. 461.66 crore in budgetary allocation for the next fiscal which is a marginal increase of approximately 14% over 2012-13.

The agency has been allocated Rs. 461.66 crore in the budget today as compared to Rs. 404.97 crore in the last fiscal marking an increase of approximately 13.99%.

The amount has been allocated for establishment-related expenditure of the CBI which is entrusted with investigation and prosecution of corruption cases against public servants, private persons, firms and other cases of serious crime.

The budget allocation also includes provisions for the CBI e-governance, modernisation of training centre, establishment of technical and forensic support units, construction of office, residential complexes of CBI branches, the budget document said.

 

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