Which of the following statements, with respect to grants from central to state resources is/are correct?

  1. Discretionary Grants are provisioned under article 282 of Indian constitution.
  2. Centre makes grants to the states on the recommendations of the Finance Commission
  3. The discretionary grant is charged from consolidated fund of India.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 1 & 3

Second statement is not correct. The Planning Commission used to allocate the discretionary funding. It was in news that this function may go to NITI aayog but as of now it has not been decided. 

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