CHANDIGARH: Punjab to spend about 172 crores on police in the year 19891990. Which is fifty percent of the total expenditure of the administrative services for the year? The expenditure on police during 10881989 was Rs 119 crores. The central assistance of Rs 89 crores to contain freedom fighters during the last year is included in 172 crores.

The total expenditure on administrative services in 19891990 will be 368 crores. Apart from this state will spend Rs 104 crores on pensions and miscellaneous expenses on these services. According to the budget papers, Punjab will pay 244 crores interest on Delhi showing an increase of 43 crores over last year.

Article extracted from this publication >>  April 7, 1989