Budget documents for the following states and Union Territories are available here:
Jammu and Kashmir
The Worrying Status of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Implementation in Bihar
Historically, Bihar has been a major centre for learning and education. In recent years however, owing potentially to population explosion and poor governance, the status of education in the state...
#1 Winners and Losers: How the 14th Finance Commission Recommendations Impacted State Revenues
In February 2015, the Union Government accepted the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission (FFC) and set the stage for a radical overhaul of India’s fiscal architecture. The recommendations...
#2 What has changed for Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in 2015 – 16?
In December 2013, my colleagues and I were about to embark on a new project in Bihar.
In April that year, the Government of Bihar had announced the launch of an ambitious, innovative scheme called...
#3 THE 14TH FINANCE COMMISSION AND SOCIAL SECTOR SPENDING
Vikram Srinivas, Avani Kapur
In India, most public services provided to citizens are delivered by the governments of the states they live in. The theory of federalism tells us that State governments are likely to have a better...
#4 The 14th Finance Commission and the Way Forward in the States
Vikram Srinivas, Priyanka RoyChoudhary
The adoption of the 14th Finance Commission’s recommendations has resulted in states being brought into the limelight for having the responsibility of financing the bulk of public...
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