# Data Interpretation - Pie Charts - Discussion

The following pie-chart shows the sources of funds to be collected by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for its Phase II projects. Study the pie-chart and answers the question that follow.

Sources of funds to be arranged by NHAI for Phase II projects (in crores Rs.)

2.

If NHAI could receive a total of Rs. 9695 crores as External Assistance, by what percent (approximately) should it increase the Market Borrowing to arrange for the shortage of funds?

 [A]. 4.5% [B]. 7.5% [C]. 6% [D]. 8%

Explanation:

 Shortage of funds arranged through External Assistance = Rs. (11486 - 9695) crores = Rs. 1791 crores.

Increase required in Market Borrowing = Rs. 1791 crores.

 Percentage increase required = 1791 x 100 % = 5.98% 6%. 29952

 Janu said: (Apr 20, 2013) I didn't get the equation "Shortage of funds arranged Through External Assistance", and also "29952". Please explain this?

 Sindhu said: (Nov 3, 2013) Can someone please explain to me that how we got the number 29952?

 Swapnil said: (Jan 8, 2014) Yes got it now. It says 1791 has to be increased on the initial 29952 of market borrowing.

 Neha said: (Oct 26, 2014) How can we get 29952?

 Mubashir said: (Jan 8, 2015) 29952 is of market borrowing.

 Khan said: (Sep 8, 2015) @Neha. Its given there. What are you asking?

 Bhargavi said: (Oct 10, 2016) 29952 is the highest value in the chart.

 Ileri said: (Oct 4, 2017) Please how can we get 6%?

 Ritvika said: (Apr 22, 2018) Questions says External Assistance, by what percent (approximately) should it increase the "Market Borrowing" to arrange for the shortage of funds, so; M.B. As given in chart =29,952. Amt. received by NHAI= 9695. Hence,shortage of funds arranged, through External Assistance= 11,486- 9695=1791. % increases =(1791x100)/29952. =5.97% ~6%.