New Delhi: The target of strengthening paramilitary forces this year (2018-19) has been allocated for the Home Department in the Union Budget. This time around Rs 92,679.86 crore has been allocated. It was 10.5 per cent compared to last year. In the last year (2017-18), Rs 83,823.30 crore was given. Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister, said that the total allocation would be more than half of the paramilitary forces.
Rs 6,946.28 crore for Delhi Police for Delhi Police and Rs. 1,750 crores has been allocated. The allocation was made on the basis of tensions in India-Pakistan and India-China border, he said. Rs 20,268 crore has been allotted to Jammu and Kashmir and central police forces operating in northeastern states (CRPF). Similarly, India has been allocated Rs 17,118.64 crore for border security forces in India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh border. A total of Rs 62,741.31 crore has been allocated for the National Police forces. Similarly, the intelligence bureau has been allocated Rs 1,87644 crores.