RTI activist Bhimappa Gadad of Belagavi recently disclosed some replies ought from Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms about the expenses made by the ministers.
Small Scale Industries Minister and Belagavi district in-charge Satish L. Jarkiholi is in the 12th position with claims worth Rs. 40.17 lakhs of expenditure.
Rs. 11,12,14,576 has been claimed as TA and DA by the Ministers, including the Chief Minister, right from the formation of the Congress government on May 13, 2013 to January 23 this year.
Urban Development Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake has claimed the highest amount of Rs. 75.89 lakh, while Minister for Co-operation H.S. Mahadeva Prasad has claimed the least of Rs. 7.98 lakh.