Government Budget 65% open

India

What data is expected?

National government budget at a high level, that is the planned government expenditure for the upcoming year, and not the actual expenditure. Open budget data allows for well-informed publics: showing where money is spent on, how public funds develop over time, and why certain activities are funded. We recommend that you consult our methodology section for more information.

  • Budget per government department
  • Budget per sub-department
  • Descriptions for budget sections

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format XLS
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps Googled Union Budget data for India
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 The files might be accessible but understanding the data is very difficult.
collector_name Ministry of Finance
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location http://indiabudget.nic.in/glance.asp - The Ministry of Finance posts the budget here, https://data.gov.in/keywords/union-budget - It can also be found on the open data portal but delayed

Accept: added the descriptions for budget sections, both sub-departments and programs are described in the budgets per ministry.

Meta data

Data location   http://indiabudget.nic.in/glance.asp - The Ministry of Finance posts the budget here
   https://data.gov.in/keywords/union-budget - It can also be found on the open data portal but delayed
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Submitters   Nisha Thompson
Last modified   Tue Jan 31 2017 16:52:09 GMT+0000 (UTC)