Government May Reduce Social Schemes To Improve Quality
Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 11:28 AM
The government may reduce some of the socio-economic schemes that have outlived their utility, as it uses outcome budgeting to assess the impact of central sector schemes. The finance ministry has asked every ministry to prepare outcome budget statement linking outlays against each scheme with deliverables achieved and their impact on economy and citizens. This move is to make every rupee spent count.