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Shortage of administrative capacity leading to underspending by states

CAG audits show that more than lack of funds, it's the shortage of administrative capacity that leads to underspending on health and education

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Government spending | Health expenditure | education

Subhomoy Bhattacharjee  |  New Delhi 



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All states recognise the need to direct more of their expenditure for health and education.

States often spend far less money on health and for lack of departmental capacity rather than lack of funds, a perusal of the latest audit reports of these governments has shown.

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First Published: Thu, July 21 2022. 06:15 IST

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