• The total allocations in the Child Budget Statement increased by Rs. 7,783 crore; from Rs. 71,305 crore in 2017-18(BE) to Rs. 79,088 crore in 2018-19(BE).
  • Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, National Nutrition Mission and Anganwadi Services account for 70 percent of the increase in the total Child Budget in 2018-19 (BE).
  • The share of child specific interventions in the total Union Budget has been around at 3 percent for the last 3 years.