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Budget 2018: Total expenditure outlay likely to be 15% higher than FY18

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With less than a week to go for the Union Budget, ET Now learns from sources the total expenditure outlay for FY19 is likely to be at least 15 per cent higher than FY18 at Rs 24 lakh crore. Rural growth and health will be the key focus themes. Further, food subsidy may be pegged higher at Rs 1.6 lakh crore due to increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP). Ruchi Bhatia brings you all the exclusive details.

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