TABLE 2.2
	Components of Gross Fiscal Deficit of the Central Government
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				     1980-81  1990-91  1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97
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							(Rs. crore)

1.	Fiscal Deficit			7733	44632	40173	60257	57705	64010	62266
	1.1.	Interest Payments	2604	21498	31075	36741	44060	52000	60000
	1.2.	Primary Deficit		5129	23134	 9098	23516	13645	12010	 2266
		1.21 Primary deficit	1310	 6358	  979	12004	 3983	 1429 	-4581
			Consumption
		1.22 Primary deficit 	3819	16776	 8119	11512	 9662	10581  	 6847
			Investment
                                	(As per cent of GDP)
1.	Fiscal Deficit			5.7	  8.3	  5.7	  7.4	  6.1	  5.8	  5.0
	1.1.	Interest Payments	1.9	  4.0	  4.4	  4.5	  4.6	  4.7	  4.8
	1.2.	Primary Deficit		3.8	  4.3	  1.3	  2.9	  1.4	  1.1	  0.2
		1.21	Primary deficit	1.0	  1.2	  0.1	  1.5	  0.4	  0.1    -0.4
			Consumption
		1.22	Primary deficit	2.8	  3.1	  1.2	  1.4	  1.0	  1.0	  0.5
			Investment
Memorandum Items
	(a)	Interest Receipts	1795	8730	12487	15078	15797	18369	21393
	(b)	Dividend and Profit	  82	 564	  993	  951	 1216	 1729	 2551
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 Note:	1.	Primary deficit consumption =Revenue Deficit-interest payments+interest
                receipts+dividend & profits
 	2.	Primary deficit investment =Capital expenditure-interest receipts -Dividend & 
                profit-recovery of loans-other receipts
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