Tamil Diplomat

NPC asks for allocation of 7.978 Billion in Budget for 2016

The NPC had asked to be allocated with 7.978 million for its expenditures in 2016. It is customary that the Provincial Councils submit their need prior to Budget proposals.

1,172 million for Ministry Agriculture, 1,782 million for Ministry of Health, 1,235 million for Ministry of Fisheries, 3,078 million and 707 million for Ministry of Local government had been requested in the budget. Although the NPC requested 6.977 billion were requested last year only 1.440 million were granted by the Central Government.