The 14th Finance Commission, which began its two-day visit to Gujarat on Monday, received memorandums from ruling BJP and opposition Congress seeking more funds from central revenue pool for the state.
The Planning Commission has constituted a high level committee to look into complaints that the 13th Finance Commission (2010-2015) has deprived many states like Tripura of its resources, a state minister said.
Asking Orissa Government to
stress on girl education, the third state finance commission
today recommended expenditure of Rs 4480.85 crore for the
development of gram panchayats and urban local bodies in the
next five years.
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
on Wednesday said recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission,
which submitted its report to President Pratibha Patil earlier
in the day, will be reflected in the Budget 2010-11.
The Finance Commission, which makes recommendations on sharing of tax revenues by the Centre and States, has suggested a new path for fiscal prudence in its report submitted to President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday.