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Centre calls for practical fiscal decentralization to strengthen local bodies

By | January 18, 2016

The Centre today called for practical fiscal decentralisation by State Finance Commissions while distributing resources between the state governments and local bodies. The Minister of State for Panchayati Raj Shri Nihal Chand said that in the 14th Finance Commission more than 2 lakh crore rupees have been earmarked for Gram Panchayats during 2015-20. He was… Read More »