Small grant but a big opportunity for local bodies

News: 15th Finance commission recommended a health grant of 70,000 crore which is to be released over the next 5 years. Out of this nearly 8000 crore was released to urban and rural local bodies. This would be 2.3% of the total health expenditure. This has the potential of having a huge impact on health… Continue reading Small grant but a big opportunity for local bodies

Spirit of federalism lies in the constitution

Synopsis Legislation in a federal setup needs careful consideration while dealing with laws in the concurrent list. Introduction Recently, various State governments raised concerns about Central unilateralism in the enactment of critical laws on subjects in the Concurrent List of the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution. This may undermine federal principles in India. What are… Continue reading Spirit of federalism lies in the constitution