Finance Ministry Releases Rs 7,183 Cr Grant To 14 States


New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Thursday released the monthly installment of revenue deficit grant of Rs 7,183 crore to 14 states. 

With the release of seventh installment for the month of October, 2022, the total amount of Revenue Deficit Grants released to the states in current fiscal has gone up to Rs 50,282.92 crore, an official statement said.

The Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant is released based on the recommendation of the 15th Finance Commission to 14 states — Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.

“The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance has on Thursday released the 7th monthly installment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs 7,183.42 crore to 14 states,” the ministry said.

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