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5) It is said that the Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) adopted an approach that contributes to building “trust” between three layers of government—union, state and local by stating in its report that the rewards of placing trust would far exceed the costs of administering the conditionalities. How does this trust factor work? Examine the merits and demerits of FFC’s new approach.

Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.

5) It is said that the Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) adopted an approach that contributes to building “trust” between three layers of government—union, state and local by stating in its report that the rewards of placing trust would far exceed the costs of administering the conditionalities. How does this trust factor work? Examine the merits and demerits of FFC’s new approach. (200 Words)

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