However, the net cash outgo on account of the expenditures will only be Rs 127.14 crore as bulk of the additional expenses would be met by savings in other government schemes and will not impose any significant burden on the overall fiscal deficit target.
As per the first batch of supplementary demands for grants tabled in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Rs 1,830 crore has been sought for India's contribution towards the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Also, Rs 500 crore would be provided to the Small Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to set up a Credit Guarantee Fund, while Rs 100 crore has been proposed to be given to India Microfinance Equity Fund of SIDBI to provide equity and quasi-equity to micro finance institutions.
The net cash outgo, however, will only be Rs 127.14 crore as ‘gross additional expenditure, matched by savings of the Ministries/Departments or by enhanced receipts/recoveries aggregates to Rs 7,372.55 crore,’ according to the statement of supplementary demands for grants.
The additional spending includes Rs 1,000 crore for setting up of 'Nirbhaya Fund' for safety of women and another amount will be provided to National Skill Development Corporation to extend skill trainings to youth.
Besides, Rs 1,000 crore has been provided for initial capital for establishment of women's bank. Also, Rs 100 crore each has been provided as grants to Aligarh Muslim University and Banaras Hindu University while Rs 200 crore has been provisioned for Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan.


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