Current Affairs Question No. 7748

How much fund has been allocated to the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) for fiscal year 2017-18?
[A] Rs. 343 crore
[B] Rs. 353 crore
[C] Rs. 333 crore
[D] Rs. 343 crore

Rs. 333 crore
The National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) is a body responsible for advising the Prime Minister on key strategic and security issues, both on domestic as well as international fronts. It is in news because of tenfold increase of fund allocation from Rs. 33 crore to Rs. 333 crore for fiscal year 2017-18. The NSCS works as an advisory group, consists of various experts on security-related matters and is headed by deputy NSA Arvind Gupta.