Conversation on 'Cooperative Federalism: From Rhetoric to Reality'

Sukriti Singh

15 Sep 2015 6:33 PM GMT

  • Conversation on Cooperative Federalism: From Rhetoric to Reality

    Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy has invited on the release of their Briefing Book and a Conversation on 'Cooperative Federalism: From Rhetoric to Reality' on the 23rd of September, Wednesday, at 7 pm at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

    The key speakers of the event will be Dr. Y. V. Reddy (Chairman, 14th Finance Commission and Former Governor, RBI) and Justice (Retd.) B. N. Srikrishna (Former Judge, Supreme Court) will share their unique insights into the inner workings of Indian federalism from an economic and a constitutional perspective.

    Vidhi's second Briefing Book, titled 'Cooperative Federalism: From Rhetoric to Reality', will also be launched at this event. The Book aims to take a closer look at specific practices of the Indian federation that are of contemporary relevance, to try and arrive at a normative solutions that take cooperative federalism from rhetoric to reality. The Book looks at 20 contemporary issues of federalism, and proposes solutions under the framework of cooperative federalism, under four themes:

    1. Statehood and Security
    2. Institutions and Incentives for Cooperation
    3. Financial Relations between Centre and State
    4. The Sharing of Natural Resources

    Click here for registration.

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