articles by Nilachala Acharya


Budget 2019: Time to rethink introduction of multi-year budgeting, setting rolling targets for desired outcomes

More reforms are on the cards in order to introduce multi-year budgeting and change the budget year; these would be important attempts towards addressing the gaps in the Indian budgeting practices at this juncture


Why Union Budget 2017 proposals fall short of Modi govt’s commitment towards farmers

The budget for this crucial wage employment programme MGNREGA did not receive any impressive allocation in the current budget (only Rs 500 crore) compared to the allocation for 2016-17 (RE), i.e. Rs 47,500 core.