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Federalism and fiscal reform in India

M. Govinda Rao

Federalism and fiscal reform in India

by M. Govinda Rao

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Published by Publication Unit, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations,
  • Fiscal policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-40).

    StatementM. Govinda Rao and Tapas K. Sen
    SeriesWorking paper -- no. 84
    ContributionsSen, Tapas K., National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (India). Publications Unit
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ1338 (H10)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25034116M
    LC Control Number2011311269

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the principles and practices of fiscal federalism based on the currently accepted theoretical framework and best practices. The traditional topics of assignment of responsibilities, intergovernmental fiscal arrangements, fiscal competition, and grants are covered in a unified framework with reference to actual practices followed in federations. This book discusses various dimensions of Indian fiscal federalism, focusing on the current fiscal imbalances – both vertical and horizontal – and their correction. Throwing light on different angles of this subject, it presents well-researched papers, which are divided into three sections.

    Quick Search in Books. Enter words / phrases / DOI / ISBN / keywords / authors / etc. Search. Fiscal Federalism in India — Trends and Reform. M. GOVINDA RAO; M. GOVINDA RAO. National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, India Fiscal Decentralization in India. Fiscal federalism has, therefore, become part of a worldwide ‘reform’ agenda supported by the Bretton Woods institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and several international institutions such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Asian Development Bank.

    of India Act of FEDERALISM AND THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT OF Although the India Act of is significant in that it provided a system under which some state governments developed political experience during the pre-Independence era, more important, however, the Act set forth the major outlines of the iederal system of government. Federalism and Fiscal Reform in India.


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Federalism and fiscal reform in India by M. Govinda Rao Download PDF EPUB FB2

T T Asia/Kolkata Asia Society: Indian Fiscal Federalism Book launch and address by Mr. Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India followed by a discussion by Dr. Y V Reddy and Mr. G R Reddy with Sudhir Shrivastava, Neelkanth Mishra, and Prachi Mishra moderated by Niranjan Rajadhyaksha.

This paper examines India’s federal system in the context of prospects for India’s future economic growth and development. After a brief review of India’s recent policy reforms and economic development outcomes, and of the country’s federal institutions, the analysis focuses on the major issues with respect to India’s federal system in terms of their developmental : Nirvikar K.

Singh, T. Srinivasan. This book deals with the system, institutions, and outcomes from the interplay of political and economic forces in Indian federalism. It significantly broadens the conceptual framework for analysing Indian federalism by exploring political elements and institutions and their strategic interaction with fiscal variables.

The book is divided into three parts. Overall, this book is a very significant addition to the area of Indian fiscal policy and is very timely. There is no doubt that this book will become one major reference to the literature on fiscal federalism not only in India but also at the international level.

(N.R. Bhanumurthy, Indian Economic Review) It is an excellent proposal/5(17). The reforms recommended by the Finance Commissions include incentivising tax reforms and fiscal restructuring and consolidation.

The review of the experiences of Indian fiscal federalism shows that the incentivising reforms have neither been an unqualified success nor have they been a total failure. Likening fiscal federalism to a game between the Union and the States, and among the States themselves, Indian Fiscal Federalism lays bare the complex rules of play.

It examines the pivotal role of Finance Commissions and assesses momentous events sincesuch as the replacement of the Planning Commission by NITI Aayog, the emergence of the GST Council, and the controversies.

CHAPTER V FISCAL IMBALANCES IN INDIAN FEDERALISM 85 a. Introduction 85 b. Vertical Fiscal Imbalance 87 c. Horizontal Fiscal Imbalance 97 d.

Economic Reforms and Fiscal Imbalance CHAPTER VI INTERGOVERNMENTAL TRANSFERS IN INDIA: MAJOR ISSUES a. Introduction b. Intergovernmental Transfers: Economic Rationale c. Practice of fiscal federalism in India M.

Sreenivasa Murthy State level but also provided the basis for reforms in the management of public debt, both at the State and Central levels.

Evolution of Indian Fiscal Federalism Historical factors: Contribution from the provinces to the Union in the s. The Government of oa India Act, The System of Diarchy. The Constitution was erected on the foundation provided by Act. Quasi-federal constitution Planning and centralization.

Towards India’s New Fiscal Federalism No. January Vijay Kelkar had perhaps read more books from the library than entire Planning Commission staff put cies towards structural reforms, fiscal policies, and monetary policies to promote accel. Gst and Fiscal Federalism in India Hardcover – 1 January by Ph.D.

Sury M M Sury M.M., M.D. (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Hardcover, 1 January "Please retry" ₹ 1, ₹ 1, Reviews: 1. Fiscal arrangements in India’s quasi-federal system need to be restructured to meet the challenges of transition from plan to market.

The liberalization and opening up of the economy has led to. The first section, ‘Fiscal federalism and resolving the fiscal imbalances’, includes five chapters that discuss this theme and also explain the various strategies to remove the existing imbalances in India.

‘Fiscal decentralization for high growth’ which is the second section, explains how decentralisation leads to high economic growth. Indian Fiscal Federalism, authored by YV Reddy and GR Reddy, is written from a practitioner’s perspective. The simplicity of the book is appealing, especially when the content of the book.

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In all federal structures, the composing units are not self-sufficient financially. But, in India, the economic dependence of states on the centre is rather high because of widespread disparities in their levels of economic development.

The federal transfers to the states through the Finance Commission, Planning Commission and centrally-sponsored schemes are investigated. Apart from separation of powers of taxation, constitution of India has provided for an institutional mechanism viz.

Finance Commission for making recommendations to parliament on how the tax revenues between centre and states should be shared and how the imbalance can be ing are the related questions for analysis for this monograph on fiscal federalism. "Overall, this book is a very significant addition to the area of Indian fiscal policy and is very timely.

There is no doubt that this book will become one major reference to the literature on fiscal federalism not only in India but also at the international level." -- Reviews: INDIAN FISCAL.

FEDERALISM: POLITICAL ECONOMY AND ISSWEiS FOR REFORM. Kenneth Kletzer and Nirvikar Singh Department of Economics University of California, Santa Cruz Abstract India is a federal state where the institutions of fiscal federalism have been determined by a-complex political, social and economic history, inaddition.

India is, at present, embarking upon a major reform of its indirect tax system. This book highlights the importance of an integrated fiscal regime promoting innovations in efficient resource management, taxing polluting inputs and outputs, and spreading awareness about the problems facing the environment and its inter-dependent systems.

Relevance: Mains: G.S paper III: Indian Economy. Context. The state of cooperative federalism in India is analysed by focusing on the trends in vertical fiscal imbalances between the centre and the states, the impact of Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management acts on the fiscal space of the states, the implications of the Terms of Reference of the Fifteenth Finance Commission.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Reforms in India’s Fiscal Policy and Its Performance! Fiscal policy is a critical component of the policy framework pursued since the initiation of economic reforms in India in to achieve the objectives of economic growth, price stability and equity.

To achieve these objectives, it was necessary to raise more resources through taxation and [ ].