Write a brief note on plan and non-plan expenditure of the government with illustration.
Plan Expenditure: Plan expenditure refers to the estimated expenditure that is given in the budget to be incurred throughout the year on implementing different projects and programs included in the plan. This expenditure is incurred on financing the central plan relating to various sectors of the economy.
Non-Plan Expenditure: This refers to the estimated expenditure given in the budget for spending throughout the year on routine functioning of government. Its instances are: expenditure incurred on government administrative services, salaries, pension and so on.