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49. 

If the fiscal deficit of the Union Government is Rs. 75,000 crores relending to State is Rs. 25,000 crores, interest payments are Rs. 25,000 crores, what is the amount of the primary deficit?

[A]. Rs. 50,000 crores
[B]. Rs. 25,000 crores
[C]. Rs. 1,00,000 crores
[D]. Rs. 1,25,000 crores

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Aditya said: (Sep 21, 2010)  
Prim. deficit = fiscal deficit - interest payments

Bharti Sharma said: (Oct 12, 2010)  
PRIMARY DEFICIT = FISCAL DEFICIT - INTEREST PAYMENTS.

PRIMARY DEFICIT = 75000-25000= 50000.

P. Gayatri said: (Dec 1, 2011)  
Primary deficit (p.d)= Fiscal deficit - interest payments

Therefore p.d = 75000-25000 = 50000.

Susenjit said: (May 24, 2013)  
Lending to state is not a component of deficit.

Janaram said: (Oct 19, 2013)  
What is deficit? type of Deficits?

Murty Ksvs N said: (Dec 21, 2014)  
Revenue short fall in meeting the expenditure.

Pratibha said: (May 14, 2016)  
Primary deficit = fiscl deficit - interest payment.

Then the answer is 50,000.

Rtr said: (Sep 24, 2016)  
Can you explain the types of deficits?

Angrej Singh said: (Oct 21, 2016)  
Primary deficit = Fiscal deficit - interest payment.

= 75000 - 25000 = 50000.

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