15th Finance Commission

Rs 8400-crore grant for 19 states for primary healthcare

This includes health grants of Rs 70,051 crore. Of this, Rs 43,928 crore is recommended for rural local bodies and Rs 26,123 crore for urban bodies.

published on : 14th November 2021

15th Finance Commission marks 42 per cent of divisible tax pool for states

Excluding the union territories of Ladakh and J&K, the tax devolution share suggested by the Finance Commission is 41 per cent of the total divisible pool.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Kerala wants a bigger slice of central tax pie

The Cabinet will urge the NDA Govt to increase the state’s share of central taxes from 42 percent to 50 percent.

published on : 17th May 2018

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar readies to oppose possible changes in 15th Finance Commission’s terms of reference

A day after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Kumar reportedly directed Bihar’s senior finance department officials to prepare a memorandum.

published on : 3rd May 2018

CPI-M calls 15th Finance Commission TOR biased, demands amendments

It accused the BJP-led Union government of trying to utilize the 15th Finance Commission to further centralise financial powers.

published on : 20th April 2018

Amid stand-off with China, 15th Finance Commission begins national-level consultations with Arunachal Pradesh

The 15th Finance Commission has launched its national-level consultations with Arunachal Pradesh amidst the perception that the exercise will ruffle China’s feathers.

published on : 7th April 2018

15th Finance Commission to rethink using 2011 census data for disbursing tax revenues among states

Southern states protest decision, arguing that they will lose revenue as population growth has been faster in the north.

published on : 31st March 2018

New Finance Commission to study impact of GST on finances: Chairman NK Singh

NK Singh, the newly appointed Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, today said it is imperative for such a panel to examine implications of GST on finance of the Centre and states.

published on : 27th November 2017

Cabinet approves constituting 15th Finance Commission

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the constitution of the 15th Finance Commission, whose recommendations have to be in place by April 1, 2020.

published on : 22nd November 2017