Published on: February 01, 2021 23:07 IST

Union Budget 2021: Rs 4.78 lakh crore allocated for defence

There was no big bang increase in the overall defence budget, but India did spend an additional unbudgeted Rs 20,776 crore on emergency arms procurements in the current fiscal in face of China's ongoing belligerence on the northern border, especially in Eastern Ladakh.