Finance Commission

Economic Survey 2016-17: Chapter-14: From Competitive Federalism To Competitive Sub-Federalism: Cities As Dynamos

February 14, 2017

In this chapter, the survey has focussed on “urbanization” and “competitive sub-federalism” with respect to cities and districts of the country. It has also discussed the challenges faced by Urban local bodies. The summary of this chapter is as follows: Need to study the changing dynamics of...

Distribution of Tax Revenues: Constitutional Provisions

September 19, 2016

Article 268 to 281 in the constitution of India deal with the distribution of tax revenues. These articles have been amended from time to time, for example 88th amendment provided for service tax via article 268-A. Some articles have been amended as per recommendations of finance commission...

Regional Disparity in India

December 11, 2015

‘Unity in diversity’ is a fundamental characteristic of India. The growth pattern of Indian Economy has reflected in various dimensions of social, economic, political, geographical, religious, cultural and linguistic diversities. Reasons for Disparity Natural Resources Most important reason for regional disparity is that India’s different regions are...