Source: Reserve Bank of India
Headline: State Finances: A Study of Budgets of 2017-18 and 2018-19
Today, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the report entitled “State Finances: A Study of Budgets of 2017-18 and 2018-19”, an annual publication that provides information, analysis and an assessment of the finances of state governments. While the 2017 issue covered state budgets for 2016-17, this issue eliminates the lag in data availability by covering developments right up to budget estimates for 2018-19 against the backdrop of actual outcomes for 2015-16, 2016-17 and revised estimates of 2017-18.
Highlights of the report are:
This publication has been prepared in the Fiscal Analysis Division (FAD) of the Department of Economic and Policy Research. The current issue, along with past issues of the report, is available on the website (www.rbi.org.in). Comments on this publication may be sent to The Director, Fiscal Analysis Division, Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Mumbai – 400001. Comments can also be forwarded via e-mail.
Jose J. Kattoor
Press Release : 2018-2019/117