Net surplus revenue decreased 66% to Rs 1,666 cr in 2017-18: CAG report

India's net revenue surplus decreased by 66.10 per cent from Rs 4,913.00 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 1,665.61 crore in 2017-18, said the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in a report tabled in Parliament on Monday.

"The share of internal resources in total capital expenditure also decreased to 3.01 per cent in 2017-18," added the CAG in the report.

According to CAG, the appropriation to depreciation reserve fund decreased significantly by 68 per cent in 2017-18. Under the provisioning for depreciation resulted in piling up of 'throw forward' of works estimated at Rs 1,01,194 crore," said the country's central auditing agency.

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