Jyotsna was invited as part of an expert panel to the ‘State Finance Commissions and the Changing Fiscal Landscape in India: The Tamil Nadu 5th SFC Report – Highlights and Key Recommendations’. It was held in Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) Auditorium in Chennai on 13 November 2017. The opening remarks were made by Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP.
A presentation on the 5th SFC report was made by Mr. S. Krishnan, Chairman, 5th SFC & Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development, GOTN. Among the invited experts were Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Mr. Vijayanand, former Chief Secretary Kerala.