The Economic Times - - Finance & Commodities -

In fis­cal 2017 Amount Col­lected Over Past 5 Years

40,000 crore per year

row­ing would be ₹ 4.23 lakh crore, which is slightly lower than the ₹ 4.25 lakh crore bud­geted for the fis­cal end­ing March 2017.

“In the cur­rent fis­cal, in­flow into these schemes have been high mainly be­cause peo­ple de­posited high amount of old ₹ 500

and`1,000note­saf­ter­de­mon­eti­sa­tion. That bonanza will not be there next year. If in­ter­est rates in the­sescheme­saread­justed­down­wards it is likely that in­flow will not be much which means that the gov­ern­ment will have to bor­row more from the mar­ket,” said

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