Mumbai: The ministry of information & broadcasting has released its "Accounts At A Glance for 2021–2022." The total budget for the years 2021–22 was Rs 4,079.71 crore (revenue and capital), while the capital budget stood at Rs 21.10 crore and the revenue budget at Rs 4,058.61 crore.
Against this budget, the actual expenditure was Rs 3,728.99 crore (Rs 3,707.90 crore on the revenue side and Rs 21.09 crore on the capital side). In 2019–20, expenditure was Rs 4,032.36 crore, and in 2020–21, the figure was Rs 3,380.44 crore.
The expenditure on broadcasting was Rs 2,790.71 crore. In information, it was Rs 593.54 crore. It was Rs 259.29 crore in the film. The secretariat spent a total of Rs 85.45 crore.
Grants-in-aid amounting to Rs 2790.71 crore were given to Prasar Bharati. During the last three years, the Ministry has released a sum of Rs 8,823.60 crore to Prasar Bharati. Revenue earned from DTH was Rs 1,581.41 crore.
During the last three years, the ministry has released Rs 93.13 crore as grants-in-aid to the Indian Institute of Mass Communications, of which Rs 27.15 crore were released in the years 2021–22. During the last three years, the ministry has released Rs 28.91 crore as grants-in-aid to the Press Council of India, of which Rs 11.85 crore was released in the years 2021–22.
The Press Information Bureau has spent Rs 286.23 crore on its various activities over the last three years.