Delhi’s per capita income rises to over Rs.2 lakh

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Delhi’s per capita annual income has risen by nearly 16 percent to Rs.2.01 lakh in 2012-13 over the previous fiscal, said the government’s Economic Survey.

According to the survey tabled Tuesday in the Delhi assembly, per capita income rose from Rs.1,73,686 in 2011-12 to Rs.2,01,083 in 2012-13.
The national average is Rs.61,564.
“The per capita income reflects the availability of ample employment opportunity in the city and satisfaction level of the residents,” said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who presented the Economic Survey.
The Delhi government’s outstanding debt has reduced from Rs.30,140 crore in 2010-11 to Rs.28,308 crore in 2012-13, stated the survey.