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Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) is a policy
research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. It analyses
public policies and government finances in India, and advocates for
greater transparency, accountability and public participation in
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Budget Transparency and Participation - Recommendations to the Fourteenth Finance Commission
This paper explores the need for a Pre-Budget Statement, sub-national transparency and civil society participation to make the budgetary process in India more transparent, accountable and participatory. In a formal sense, the Government of India provides considerable transparency in the budget process, but in a substantive sense, public participation is very limited. The Fourteenth Finance Commission has the opportunity to recommend true budget transparency, accountability and participation.
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does India's tax system compare with those of other G20 Countries?
Learn About Budget Concepts and Terms
Learn about the key concepts and terms used in budgets and fiscal policy discussions, like, Plan and Non-Plan Expenditure, Direct Tax vs. Indirect Tax, SCSP and TSP etc.
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Budget Track, Volume 9, Track 1-2
Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP) is an important policy meant for channelizing Plan funds for the development of the Scheduled Castes in proportion to their share in the total population. Even after three decades since its introduction, there remain serious gaps in the implementation of this policy.
People's Budget Initiative
A civil society coalition, which campaigns for the inclusion of people's movements, grassroots organisations and national and
international NGOs in the policy processes that determine the
priorities underlying government budgets in India.
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