Q.2) In discussions on reforms, or debates about public expenditure, there is an excessive focus on the Union government. However, on reforms and public expenditures, we also need to focus on scrutinising the states. Comment. (10 marks)

“Mentor’s comments” https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/reforms-and-public-expenditures-lets-not-forget-to-scrutinise-states-7351650/ In the intro, mention the importance of scrutiny of three arms i.e. executive, legislature and judiciary. In the body, mention how actions of the centre are rigorously¬†scrutinised for example attention given to recommendations of the Union Finance Commission, scrutiny of the expenditure of the union, and the acts passed by the union … Continue reading Q.2) In discussions on reforms, or debates about public expenditure, there is an excessive focus on the Union government. However, on reforms and public expenditures, we also need to focus on scrutinising the states. Comment. (10 marks)