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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2
|Downloadable at once||No|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||XLS|
|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.