Media Release
February 05, 2021

‘The Finance Commission has tried to balance the three criteria of need, equity and efficiency’

The 15th Finance Commission’s (FC’s) final report, which will cover the period between 2021 and 2026, was released along with the Union Budget. The FC has stuck to the existing devolution formula providing for transfer of 41% of the divisible pool of central taxes to states. The FC’s chairman NK Singh explains the rationale and thinking behind the recommendations and the institution’s legacy of trust to Sidhartha.

February 05, 2021

HT Interview: We’ve sought to address needs, efficiency, equity, says NK Singh

The chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, NK Singh, spoke to Zia Haq about the final report of the Commission for 2021-26 which has now been made public. Edited excerpts.

May 18, 2016

NK Singh to head FRBM panel

The government has set up a high-level panel chaired by former revenue and expenditure secretary and member of parliament NK Singh to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act and examine the need to have flexible fiscal deficit targets instead of fixed ones. 

The Economic Times
May 11, 2015

GST Bill a crucial economic necessity; deferring it will hurt growth: N K Singh, BJP

In a chat with ET Now, N K Singh, Member, BJP, talks about the chances of the GST Bill's passage in the Rajya Sabha.

The Economic Times
April 24, 2015

India’s new reformers

India’s drive to build a new economy and forge genuine cooperative federalism is being overseen by five men in key positions. We profile India’s new reform brigade