States ask centre to release more funds for key govt schemes
States demand widening the divisible pool of resources to include cesses or surcharges, or alternatively, replacing them with tax levy to ensure that the states get a share of these revenues
New Delhi: States on Thursday sought greater fund allocation from the centre for key government schemes and freedom to borrow more to overcome revenue shortfalls in the aftermath of demonetisation and roll-out of the goods and services tax (GST).
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