September 27, 2018 9:44 pm
Velumani also thanked Tomar for recommending to the central government to release the second installment of the basic grant of Rs 758.06 crore for 2017-18, to the rural local bodies.
May 14, 2018 9:28 am
Using 2011 data will penalise southern states, which have made considerable progress in population control, and deny them reward for progress made in areas such as health, literacy, education and infrastructure.
June 16, 2015 5:32 am
A report prepared by Kotak shows that while the states’ expenditure on irrigation has jumped from around Rs 20,000 crore in 2000 to over Rs 98,000 crore in 2014.
March 19, 2015 1:37 am
The FFC also suggested replacing the existing FRBM Act with a debt ceiling and fiscal responsibility legislation, specifically invoking Article 292 in its Preamble.
March 06, 2015 2:00 am
The BJD has already made it clear that it would not support the amended Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament.
March 05, 2015 12:13 am
The changing electorate and competitive federalism will be checks on their profligacy.
March 04, 2015 3:58 am
Higher tax devolution and greater flexibility for states is welcome. Now rationalise Central schemes.
February 26, 2015 5:34 pm
Naidu said that the Finance Commission has not considered challenges of an essentially agrarian State.
February 26, 2015 12:00 am
Finance Commission award gives meaning to ‘cooperative federalism’.
February 15, 2015 2:43 am
M Govinda Rao, NIPFP and member, 14th Finance Commission believes that the government needs to cut down wasteful expenditure.