The deficit was 97.4 per cent during April-February a year ago.
In the interim budget in February, the Congress-led government had revised the full-year fiscal deficit target to Rs. 5.25 lakh crore, or 4.6 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), from Rs. 5.42 lakh crore, or 4.8 per cent, earlier.
Net tax receipts were at Rs. 6.27 lakh crore in the first eleven months of the current fiscal year to March 2014, while total expenditure was about Rs. 14 lakh crore.