Finance Commission constitutes Group on Defence and Internal Security

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The Fifteenth Finance Commission has constituted a Group on Defence and Internal Security with the following composition.

i)                   Shri N.K. Singh, Chairman, Fifteenth finance Commission   –  Chairman.

ii)                Shri A. N. Jha, Member, Fifteenth Finance Commission  – Member.

iii)             Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs – Member.

iv)              Secretary, Ministry of Defence – Member.

v)                Secretary(Expenditure),  Ministry of Finance – Member.

 

The mandate of the Group on Defence and Internal Security will be ‘to examine whether a separate mechanism for funding of defence and internal security ought to be set up, and if so, how such a mechanism could be operationalised.’