India's fiscal deficit during the April-February period was 5.07 trillion Indian rupees, or 97.4 percent of the budgeted full fiscal year 2012/13 target, government data showed on Thursday.
During the same period in the previous fiscal year, the deficit was 94.6 percent of the budgetary target.
Net tax receipts for April-February stood at 5.7 trillion rupees while total expenditure was 12.2 trillion rupees.
Last month, the government had projected a fiscal deficit at 5.2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for the current fiscal year that ends on March 31.
|Chennai||Rs. 24500.00 (-0.33%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25480.00 (-0.08%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25200.00 (0%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25000.00 (0%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24400.00 (-0.41%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 24450.00 (0%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 24580.00 (0%)|