ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Imbalance in Agenda of Finance Commission

The terms of reference of the recently constituted Thirteenth Finance Commission are heavily loaded in favour of the central government. It is, perhaps, for the first time that a finance commission has been explicitly asked to take into account the gross budgetary support to the central and state plans as a demand on the resources of the centre. This may result in making the finance commission transfers residual flows.

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