As per mandate of 73rd Constitutional Amendment, the State Government has been regularly constituting the State Finance Commission under Article 243-I read with Section 213 of the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 from time to time to review the financial position of the Panchayats and to make recommendations on the principles which should govern the distribution between the State and the Panchayats of the net proceeds of the taxes, duties, tolls and fees leviable by the State, which may be further divided between them and the allocation between the Panchayats at all levels of their respective shares of such proceeds; the determination of the taxes, duties, tolls and fees which may be assigned to, or appropriated by the Panchayats; the grants-in-aid to the Panchayats from the Consolidated Fund of the State and the measures needed to improve the financial position of the Panchayats. Recently 5th Finance Commission has been constituted for the award period 2015-20.
The grants sanctioned by State Government on the recommendations of the State Finance Commission is distributed/ released to the GPs, PSs and ZPs.
An amount of Rs.31245 lakhs had been released during the year 2016-17. An amount of Rs.45500.00 lakhs had been released in the year 2017-18. Under the Sceme, an amount of Rs.111743.85 lakhs have been spent during the present Govt. tennure. A budget provision of Rs.50050.00 lakhs has been made for the year 2018-19.