FINS Bulletin – March 1, 2016

Inside Bulletin

  1. Budget in Brief: Key Budget Figures in comparison.
  2. Aid: Aid & Economic Assistance in Budget 2016-17.
  3. Internal Spending: Internal Security & Digital India Spending in Budget 2016-17.
  4. Timeline: National Security events in chronological order.
  5. Terrorism Watch: Map of Terrorist Attacks across the world.
  6. Articles/News: News and articles on national security.

Budget in Brief

Key Ministerial/Departmental Comparison of Union Budget 2016-17 with previous budget (2015-16).

Sector

 2015-16 2016-17

Variation

Ministry of Defence Misc

37145

36133

-2.72%

Defence Pension

54500

82333

51.07%

Defence Services (Revenue)

132541

143869

8.55%

Capital Outlay on Defence

85894

78587

-8.51%

Total Spending on Defence

310080

340922

9.95%

Total Spending on Defence (Exc Pension)

255580

258589

1.18%

Dept of Atomic Energy

10912

11682

7.06%

Dept of E & IT

2630

3329

26.57%

Ministry of Culture

2169

2500

15.26%

Ministry of Development of North East

2363

2430

2.85%

Ministry of External Affairs

15085

14663

-2.80%

Ministry of Home Affairs

4235

4631

9.36%

Disaster Management

919

1580

71.84%

MHA Police (IB, Nat Int Grid, Research, SPG, Delhi Police, CAPF)

62125

70185

12.97%

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

3711

4084

10.04%

Dept of Space

7388

7509

1.64%

All Figures are in Crore of Rupees


Aid & Economic Assistance in Budget 2016-17

Country

Fund in Crore

Afghanistan

520

Bangladesh

150

Bhutan (Grants + Loan)

5490

Bhutan Grants

2814.5

Bhutan Loan

2675.5

Nepal

300

Sri Lanka

230

Maldives

40

Myanmar

400

Mongolia

5

Other Developing Countries

85.62

Disaster Relief

25

African Countries

290

Eurasion Countries

20

Latin American Countries

15

Total Aid  & Financial Assistance

7570.62

All Figures are in Crore of Rupee


Internal Spending in Budget 2016-17

Internal Security & Digital India Spending in Budget 2016-17

Specific

Funds

CRPF

16228

NSG

688.47

BSF

14652.9

ITBP

4231.04

CISF

6067.13

SSB

3854.67

IB

1410.45

National Intelligence Grid

45

Research

2119.88

SPG

359.55

Modernisation of Police Force

1753.9

Border Infrastructure Management

3777.4

Digital India

1285

All Figures are in Crore of Rupee


Timeline – 16th February – 29 February 2016

Chronology of Events and Happenings concerning India’s National Security. Go to Timeline.


Terrorism Watch

Map of Terrorist Attacks (worldwide) from January 16 till January 31, 2016.

  • Civilians & Armed Forces Personnel Casualties – 529
  • Terrorists Killed – 23
  • Total Number of Death – 552
  • Injured – 926
Terrorist Attacks from February 16 to February 29, 2016
Terrorist Attacks from February 16 to February 29, 2016

Views – News

Naxal-affected states to get 100 All India Radio Stations

The Government will come up with 100 All India Radio (AIR) stations in Naxal-affected states in the country and the first radio station will be constructed at Gadchiroli in Maharashtra, reported Asian Age Newspaper. AIR will set up 100 radio stations by 2017 to tackle the menace of Naxalism in the country,” said minister of state for information and broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore. Government is planning to install 2,200 mobile towers in Naxal-Maoist affected areas.


Human Rights activists and lawyers should visit war torn Baluchistan

The chairman of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, Nasrullah Baloch, has appealed None Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to form an impartial committee comprising Political & Human Rights activists and lawyers to visit Balochistan’s affected areas and compile a fact finding report.


Think Over 

“We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.” ~ Nelson Mandela


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