Implications of the 14th Finance Commission on the social sector in Rajasthan
Accountability Initiative, Shiv Charan Mathur Social Policy Research Institute and Budget Analysis Rajasthan Center organised a workshop "Implications of 14th Finance Commission on the Social Sector in Rajasthan" on July 3, 2015 in Jaipur. This was first in a series of state level workshops to engage in a conversation about the implications of the 14th finance commission for social sector programs.Participants included government representatives as well as budget and social policy groups in Rajasthan.
- Identify key challenges and discuss potential implications of the 14th FC recommendations on social sector policy in the state
- Engage with policy makers to understand current how state governments are beginning to respond to the FFC and the implications of this on social sector spending
- Understand state –specific research needs
- To identify areas for further research and explore potential collaborations
AI prepared a summary of the changes in India's federal fiscal structure, and a discussion note presenting our opinion on what this might mean for social sector schemes in India.