New Delhi, Feb 1 - India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the first nine months of 2017-18 stood at 113.6% -- Rs 6.20 lakh crore -- of the full year's target of Rs 5.46 lakh crore, official data showed on February 1.
The data furnished by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) showed that April-December fiscal deficit was 93.9% of the budget in the same period of the last fiscal.
As per the CGA data, net of tax revenue during the period under review was Rs 9 lakh crore, or 73.4% of the estimated target.
The total receipts -- from revenue and non-debt capital -- during the fiscal's first nine months were Rs 10.78 lakh crore, or 67.4% of the estimates for the current year.
The data revealed that total expenditure -- incurred on revenue and capital -- during the April-December period was Rs 16.98 lakh crore, or at 79.1% of the entire fiscal's estimate.
The 2017-18 deficit -- the difference between revenue and expenditure -- has been pegged at Rs 5.46 lakh crore for 2017-18, as compared to the deficit of Rs 5.34 lakh crore for the last fiscal