ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Impressive Grandstanding but Empty Coffers

Budget 2005-06 seeks to paint a picture of a government committed to pushing the development of sectors that have been neglected during the process of economic reforms. Unfortunately, it wishes to do this without bringing about structural changes in its public finances. There exists a serious malaise in the quality of government expenditures, which can be ignored only at great peril.

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