The Department of Budget and Management submitted to the House of Congress its proposed 2.6 Trillion peso-National Budget for the year 2015.
The said budget is higher by 15.1 percent from the previous 2.265 Trillion peso National budget of President Benigno Aquino III in 2014.
The controversial Priority Development Assistance Funds has been removed from the proposed bill after the Supreme Court deemed it as unconstitutional.
Here’s the breakdown of the 2.606 Trillion pesos proposed National Budget:
Social Services- 97.9 Billion pesos
Economic Services- 700.2 Billion pesos
General Public Services- 423.1 Billion pesos
Debt Burden- 399.4 Billion pesos
Defense- 115.5 Billion pesos