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Re: state/center division of powers, was:Shut down Excise Dept

Manoj Padki wrote:

> . . .  Let us
> scrap the current system of sending all money to Delhi & they sending it
> back in a political & arbitrary fashion. Let us keep as much money local as
> possible, and send money to Delhi only for national tasks. Water, garbage,
> sewage are local tasks & we need to provide them with local money.

I agree with this point of view.

This raises the question of division of state and central
powers/responsibilities. Does anyone have a suggested starting criteria
for how to divide tasks between state and center- and consequently how
tax revenue is to be shared between states and center?


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