Union Budget 2013: Govt to meet additional security costs

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 14:00 hrs

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said financial constraints will not come in the way of providing any additional requirement for the security of the nation.

Presenting the Union Budget 2013-14 in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Chidambaram announced to increase the allocation for defence to Rs. 2,03,672 crore which will include Rs. 86,741 crore for capital expenditure.

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