Fis­cal branch

For the first time, the 14th Fi­nance Com­mis­sion gave forests weigh­tage in de­ter­min­ing states' share in the Union tax rev­enue. Whether this will aid con­ser­va­tion re­mains to be seen

Down to Earth - - SPECIAL REPORT - SHREESHAN VENKATESH |

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Given the di­ver­sity of for­est ecosys­tems in the coun­try, the flat 7.5 per cent weigh­tage to all states is sim­plis­tic

RAN­JAN PANDA

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