NDA saved over Rs 1 lakh crore in taxpayers’ money as compared to UPA, says PM Modi
Updated : February 26, 2019 09:32 AM IST
At the News18 Network's Rising India Summit on Monday, Modi said, "We have weeded out eight crore fake bank accounts and saved Rs 1 lakh 10 thousand crore that earlier went to middlemen and to people who were not beneficiaries. All of this leakage has been plugged by our government."
According to the latest numbers, the cumulative savings on account of Direct Benefit Transfer schemes, is Rs 1,09,983 crore as on December 31 from Rs 90,000 crore on March 31, 2018, indicating that savings of around Rs 20,000 crore have been made this fiscal.