|The Ministry of Home Affairs is responsible for matters such as internal security, central armed police forces, border infrastructure and disaster management. In addition, the Ministry also makes grants for administration of the seven union territories. In 2017-18, the Ministry has budgeted to spend Rs 97,187 crore. This is 5.4% higher than the 2016-17 revised estimates of Rs 92, 170 crore. Around 80% of total budget of the Ministry is towards police. This note analyses the expenditure trends for the Ministry of Home Affairs for 2017-18 and some issues in the sector.