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Posted at: Mar 15, 2018, 12:03 AM; last updated: Mar 15, 2018, 12:03 AM (IST)

Revisit criteria of backward states, MPs tell finance panel

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, March 14

In its endeavour to increase interaction with various stakeholders, the 15th Finance Commission today interacted with Members of Parliament.

The meeting was to convey the proposed schedule of the Commission’s work as well as its terms of reference (TOR) and also to seek their suggestions on these.

According to an official statement, the MPs appreciated the inclusion of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), disaster management, climate change, progress made in sanitation, solid waste management and bringing in behavioural change to end open defecation among others.

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