Vision and Mission


To review the financial position of PRIs (Panchayati Raj Institutions) and ULBs (Urban Local Bodies) and to make recommendations as to the principles which govern : -

  • The distribution between the State Government and the Panchayats and Municipalities of the taxes, duties, and fees levied by the State;
  • The determination of taxes, duties, and fees which may be assigned to or appropriated by the local self government bodies;
  • The sharing of grant-in-aid to the Panchayats and Municipalities from the consolidated fund of the State;
  • Measures to improve the financial position of the Panchayats and Municipalities.


The commission will, interalia, analyze

  • Outstanding debt position of the local self -government bodies :
  • Scrutinize the need for possible commercialization of public services with public-private partnership:
  • Suggest measures for improving accountability of local bodies.
  • Appraise tax and non-tax efforts of the Panchayats and Municipalities as against their targets, if any, and explore additional potential resources in order to uplift their tax and non-tax revenues, making them more self dependent;
  • Undergo and examine the reforms considered and suggested by the previous State Finance Commissions, endorse and ensure their implementation in the best way so that the principles behind them can be attained at optimum level.


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