How does MP stack up against other states in terms of expenditure?
Education: Madhya Pradesh has allocated 12.9 per cent on education in 2018-19. This is lower than the average expenditure allocated to education by 18 other states.
Health: Madhya Pradesh has allocated 2.8 per cent of its expenditure on health, lower than the average expenditure of 18 other states.
Agriculture: The state has allocated 4.5 per cent of its budget on agriculture — lower than the allocations of 18 other states (6.4 per cent).
Rural development: The state has allocated 8.9 per cent of its expenditure on rural development. This is significantly higher than the average (5.6 per cent) of the 18 other states.
Data and text: PRS and MP government documents