Critically analyse the Fifteenth Finance Commission recommendations on local bodies, especially with respect to those relating to urban local bodies.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3. Critically analyse the Fifteenth Finance Commission recommendations on local bodies, especially with respect to those relating to urban local bodies. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

Consequent to the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act political decentralisation has taken place in almost all the States. However, progress on fiscal and functional decentralisation has been mixed. Analyse.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 2. Consequent to the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act political decentralisation has taken place in almost all the States. However, progress on fiscal and functional decentralisation …