Tamil Nadu Finance Commission

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The Tamil Nadu Finance Commission is set up under the Article 243 (I) of the Indian Constitution. The objective behind setting up the Finance Commission is to have a clear insight of the financial status of the state.

Tamil Nadu Finance Commission-At a glance:

The Tamil Nadu Finance Commission is one of the important state level committees for the state of Tamil Nadu. The article provides that the Governor of the state, at the end of every five years, would establish a Finance Commission for the purpose of reviewing financial operations of the state.

Finance Commission of Tamil Nadu-Objectives:

The Tamil Nadu Finance Commission follows several doctrines for better functioning of the state. These are -
  • Determining the duties, tolls, taxes, and fees, which are to be imposed on the state
  • Determining the financial aids from the State Consolidated Funds
  • The allocation of the total proceeds from the taxes, tolls, duties, and fees imposed by the state, which is to be divided between the State and the panchayats
  • The allocation of the total yield pertaining to taxes, tolls, duties, and fees imposed by the state to the different Panchayats

Disbursements to under Tamil Nadu 10th Finance Commission Grant (1999-2000)
  • The total grants to the district of Kancheepuram, were ` 298.4 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Thiruvallore, were ` 267.36 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Cuddalore, were ` 314.04 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Villupuram, were ` 518.61 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Vellore, were ` 436.45 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Thiruvannamalai, were ` 372.79 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Salem, were ` 316.64 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Namakkal, were ` 190.02 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Dharmapuri, were ` 450.49 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Erode, were ` 280.08 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Coimbatore, were ` 293.79 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Nilgiris, were ` 65.66 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Thanjavur, were ` 303.46 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Nagapattinam, were ` 232.59 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Thiruvarur, were ` 192.04 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Trichy, were ` 267.10 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Karur, were ` 127.28 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Perambalur, were ` 207.60 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Pudukkottai, were ` 245.36 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Madurai, were ` 247.47 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Theni, were ` 107.34 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Dindugal, were ` 255.74 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Ramanathapuram, were ` 191.20 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Virudhu Nagar, were ` 191.20 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Sivagangai, were ` 172.17 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Thirunelveli, were ` 287.80 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Tuticorin, were ` 201.62 lakhs
  • The total grants to the district of Kanyakumari, were ` 122.90 lakhs

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