Government has issued fresh flexi-fund guidelines that will give more freedom to states in spending money under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to meet local developmental requirements.
Under the new norms, flexi-funds in each CSS has been increased from the current 10% to 25% for states and 30% for Union Territories. Finance Ministry said, States can use the fund to undertake mitigation or restoration activities in case of natural calamities, or to satisfy local requirements in areas affected by internal security disturbances.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Expand the term CSS?
2. Under the new norms, which funds in each CSS has been increased from the current 10% to 25% for states and 30% for Union Territories (UT)?
Source – The Hindu