Tue, Jul 21, 2015, 03:16 PM
An RTI activist of Mumbai sought details of the expenditure on Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was shocked to know that the phone bill per month of the President's residence is Rs. 5 lakh. The Centre had allocated Rs. 41.96 lakhs in 2014-15 budget for the maintenance of Rashtrapati Bhavan, which is higher than the previous two years, minus the electricity and security charges. This included, it might all sum up to Rs. 100 crore per month it was estimated.