New Delhi: An output of Rs 1,484 crore was incurred on franchised flights, upkeep of aircraft and hotline comforts during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visits to 84 countries given Jun 2014, according to a government.
The sum of Modi’s unfamiliar transport output underneath a 3 heads were common in a Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh.
According to a data, a sum of Rs 1088.42 crore was spent on upkeep of a primary minister’s aircraft and Rs 387.26 crore on franchised flights during a duration between Jun 15, 2014 and Jun 10, 2018.
The sum output on hotline was Rs 9.12 crore.
Modi visited a sum of 84 countries in 42 unfamiliar trips given holding over as primary apportion in May 2014.
The sum supposing by Singh did not embody output on hotline comforts during his unfamiliar visits in 2017-18 and 2018-19. The cost of franchised flights for visits in 2018-19 was also not included.
According to Singh’s reply, a primary apportion visited a limit of 24 countries in 2015-16 followed by 19 in 2017-18 and 18 nations in 2016-17.
In 2014-15, Modi had visited 13 countries with initial one as primary apportion to Bhutan in Jun 2014. In 2018, he trafficked to 10 countries with a final one being to China final month.
The cost for franchised flights to abroad destinations in 2014-15 was Rs 93.76 crore while in 2015-16, it was Rs 117 crore. In 2016-17, a cost was Rs 76.27 crore and in 2017-18, a responsibility on franchised moody was Rs 99.32 crore.
“Diplomatic overdo during this duration (since May 2014) has enclosed initial ever visits from India to several countries during a conduct of supervision level,” Singh said.
He pronounced a overdo has led to extended rendezvous of India’s unfamiliar partners in the flagship programmes.