ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Task of the Ninth Finance Commission-The Planning Commission Tangle

Task of the Ninth Finance Commission The Planning Commission Tangle H K Paranjape The proper approach to the task of the Finance Commission at the present crucial juncture in union-state relations is to expect it to use the best norms and judgments it can devise to work out what the union and the states can raise and what they genuinely need to spend in relation to their appropriate functions as laid down in the Constitution, The commission should suggest expenditure norms which the union government should adhere to and recommend the distribution of a large part of the amount that is to devolve on the states under Section 280, reserving Section 282 grants for disasters and other such unexpected events.

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