National government budget at a high level. This category is looking at budgets, or the planned government expenditure for the upcoming year, and not the actual expenditure. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Planned budget divided by government department and sub-department
  • Updated once a year.
  • The budget should include descriptions regarding the different budget sections.

Data Location


The data is fully available in the government website mentioned above. The data is available on Govt of India website "". The data is available in both machine readable and non readable formats. The excel format is only available for 2012-2013 data, while the earlier data is available in PDF format. The archives can be accessed at under the sub-heading 'Annual Financial Statement'. The The Excel Sheet contains only data. For complete Statement of Budget Estimates (SBE's) with notes please see PDF Format. The PDF data is available from 1996-1997 onwards, and the 2011-2012 data is not available at the moment.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • ? Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • ? Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   1996
Format of data   PDF
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Oct 07 2013 18:24:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)