Sivakumar, Marimuthu and Venkatesh, K and Ayyasamy, M (2001): India’s Revenue Deficit: A Challenge Ahead.
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A developing country like India needs revenue surplus for the capital investment at the same time to pursue the economic development through demand expansion it needs expenditure especially in the social sectors such as health, education etc,. The recent global economic crisis also compels India to induce the expenditure for sustainability of the growth that it has achieved recently. This also needs enormous expenditure. On the other hand, current expenditure over current revenue of an economy makes revenue deficit. India’s Thirteenth Finance Commission’s one of the recommendation is that revenue deficit (as % of GDP) of the Centre needs to be progressively reduced and eliminated, followed by emergence of a revenue surplus by 2014-15 and a long term and permanent target for the Central Government should be to maintain, at the minimum, a zero revenue deficit. In the light of the above recommendation analyzing revenue deficit is imperative at this hour.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||India’s Revenue Deficit: A Challenge Ahead|
|Keywords:||India; Revenue Deficit; Revenue Receipts; Revenue Expenditure; Thirteenth Finance Commission|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook > E62 - Fiscal Policy
H - Public Economics > H6 - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt > H62 - Deficit; Surplus
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A10 - General
|Depositing User:||M Sivakumar|
|Date Deposited:||14. Nov 2011 16:46|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 09:57|
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