Fiscal Policy in India

December 2, 2015

FRBM Act 2003

In 1980s, India saw a sharp deterioration of the fiscal situation, which ultimately culminated in the balance of payments crisis of 1991. Within a decade of economic liberalisation, the fiscal deficit and debt situation again seemed to head towards unsustainable…

December 2, 2015

Constitutional Framework around Fiscal Policy in India

The overarching framework for India's fiscal policy is provided by the constitution. This framework is made of: Article 246, Article 248 (residuary power of taxation) and Seventh Schedule Article 280 provision for Finance Commission Article 112 and other articles related…