The Department of Atomic Energy will get Rs. .6,275 crore for the financial year 2013-14. This was announced by the Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram in the Union Budget proposals tabled in the Lok Sabha today. He said With the help of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, a few amazing S&T innovations have been identified.He proposed to set apart Rs.200 crore to fund organisations that will scale up and make these products available to the people. He also proposed to ask the National Innovation Council to formulate a scheme for the management and application of the fund.