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Thursday, December 05, 2019

Finance Commission


Cabinet gives 1-year extension to term of 15th Finance Commission

November 28, 2019 4:34 am

The Commission will submit two reports — with the first to be for the first fiscal, i.e., 2020-21 and for rest of the financial years, 2021-22 to 2025-26, by October 30 next year.

Cabinet extends term of 15th Finance Commission

November 27, 2019 5:00 pm

The extension of the term will enable the commission to examine various comparable estimates for financial projections in view of reforms and the new realities to finalise its recommendations for the period 2020-2026, an official statement said.

There is nothing 'fast' about fast track courts

November 14, 2019 10:21 am

The performance of fast-track courts was mixed. The new special courts should take that record into account.

Explained: The new debate on defence funding

August 01, 2019 6:59 am

The Centre has asked the 15th Finance Commission to examine whether a separate mechanism for funding of defence and internal security should be set up. What are the implications for the finances of the states?

Share of the state

July 25, 2019 12:25 am

Centre needs to re-evaluate its spending priorities, encroach less on states’ space

Land, labour reforms to push economic growth: N K Singh

May 17, 2019 2:24 pm

N K Singh noted that fiscal rectitude is an important inter gradient in sustaining long term economic growth and is the core of long term macro economic stability.

Finance Commission to seek reconciliation of economic data: NK Singh

May 10, 2019 3:59 am

On the issue of RBI’s reserves being dealt by the Bimal Jalan Committee, Singh said it was not and should not have been discussed in depth by the Finance Commission and the RBI.

Tripura should attract private capital, cut down on higher public outlay: Finance Commission chief

January 17, 2019 3:31 pm

The Finance Commission chief suggested that merely relying on higher public outlay would stretch the debt profile and fiscal deficit profile of the state.

Manipur: Govt submits memorandum to Finance Commission

November 30, 2018 10:05 pm

The chairman of 15th Finance Commission NK Singh said the Manipur Government has submitted a proposal involving a large sum of money on account of short revenue deficit grant and state-specific projects.

Loan waiver, UDAY bonds burdening state finances, says N K Singh

September 20, 2018 6:26 am

The Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), a flagship scheme of the Narendra Modi government, is a financial restructuring scheme to help debt-ridden discoms where states have been asked to bear 75 per cent of the debt burden.