As per the recommendations of 14th Finance Commission, a state’s share in devolution of central fund depends on:

  1. Population
  2. Income distance
  3. Demographic change
  4. Area
  5. Poverty
  6. Forest cover

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6

As per the recommendations, a state’s share depends on five factors- Population (17.5 per cent weightage), demographic change (10 per cent), income distance (50 per cent), area (15 per cent) and forest cover (7.5percent)

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