The Fifteenth Finance Commission has created a
5-members panel on defence & internal security. The constituted panel aims
to study whether a divide mechanism should be organised for the support of
defence and internal security and if yes, then how this mechanism could be
The panel will be head by the Chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission N K Singh, expenses secretary T V Somanathan, defence secretary Ajay Kumar, finance commission Member AN Jha and home affairs secretary Ajay Bhalla as its members.