ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Intra-State Disparity in Government Expenditure: An Analysis

This paper analyses the intra-state disparities in government expenditure in six states, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, based on the actual treasury data on government expenditure made in the social sectors of education, health and supply of drinking water, captured from the databases of the accountants general of these states. The disparities that it finds within most of these states are shocking, to say the least.

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