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Budget provision for Police Modernization, Internal Security and Border Management increased

New Delhi,There is a quantum jump in allocation of funds from Rs. 56,503.84 crore to Rs. 63,585.26 crore in the current financial year as compared to the last year which is 12.53 percent more. The major increase is in the areas of internal security, border management and Delhi Police. 
The Police grant which deals with the Central Armed Police Forces is also considerably increased as the Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to raise more battalions during the current financial year. The increase under this head is from Rs. 52,264.81 crore to Rs. 59,450.76 crore which is 13.75 percent higher. An amount of Rs. 50.00 crore has been earmarked for National Police Memorial to acknowledge the contribution done by the officers and jawans of police forces. An amount of Rs. 500.00 crore has been earmarked in the current financial year as special support for rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Migrants. An amount of Rs. 150.00 crore has been provided to establish a proper communication network for the Andaman & Nicobar Islands with the Mainland.