What is Consolidated Fund of India?

It is a fund to which all receipts are credited and all payments are debited.

All the legally authorised payments on behalf of the Government of India are made out of this fund. This includes all the revenues received by government, all the loans raised by Government of India by the issue of treasury bills, loans or ways and means advances and all money received by government by repayment of loan

No money out of this fund can be appropriated (issued or drawn) except in accordance with a parliamentary law.

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