India’s contribution to UN increases to Rs 244 crore

India’s contribution to the United Nations rose 55 per cent to Rs 244 crore in 2015-16 compared with the previous fiscal.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed the Lok Sabha that the government had also made voluntary contributions to the tune of Rs 22 crore to international organizations, including UN agencies, in the last financial year.
The country contributed Rs 244 crore to the UN last fiscal compared with Rs 157 crore in 2014-15.
Source- The Indian Express

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