Borrowings at Rs 1.24 lakh cr

New Delhi, Mar 30 | Updated: Mar 31 2007, 05:30am hrs
Market borrowings by the government has touched Rs 1,24,682 crore at the end of February 2007, as per the data released on Friday by the Controller General of Accounts. The domestic borrowings for the entire current fiscal is pegged at Rs 1.44 lakh crore. The government has raised Rs 1.15 lakh crore or 80% of the estimates, till the end of February. The Public Provident Fund has raked in Rs 9,456 crore and 76% has been financed from external borrowings. The figure at the end of February for the previous fiscal was 64%.