• Kerala resents Centres decision to tax NRI remittances

    The Kerala government has expressed concerns over the Centre_s decision to impose 12.36 per cent tax on commissions realised by financial institutions on Non-Resident Indian (NRI) remittances, saying it would hit families who depend on their kin working in the Gulf and other nations.   K C Joseph Minister for Non-Resident Keralites Affairs K C Joseph, […]

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  • ISDG Pre Budget Consultation on Kerala Floods

    ISDG conducted a pre-budget consultation in the aftermath of the great floods that created destroyed lives and property across the state. Various stakeholders attended the session and the keynote speakers included former Chief secretary SM Vijayanad, IAS, Dr K. Raviraman, State Planning Board Member, Kerala and CP John, Former State Planning Board Member.   IS

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  • State budget likely on Feb 1st 2019

    Thiruvananthapuram: State finance minister Thomas Isaac is likely to present the post-flood Kerala’s annual budget on February 1. Read more at: https://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/kerala/state-budget-likely-on-feb-1-kerala-1.3344981

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  • What the Kerala budget says about the state’s economy?

    Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac blamed the goods and services tax (GST) for most of the revenue shortfall, in the state budget presented on 2 February Read more at: https://www.livemint.com/Politics/diwDRe0y9L8h9xAwKFWy3M/What-the-Kerala-budget-says-about-the-states-economy.html

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  • Highlights of Kerala Budget 2017- 18

    Highlights of Kerala Budget 2017- 18 The budget promises Rs 25,000 crore worth of infrastructure projects in 2017-18 Finance minister praises Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Board The government will spend Rs 150 crore on water conservation projects, says Isaac. Waterbody revival will be taken up NREGA. Free treatment for lifestyle diseases. Primary health sector to get […]

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    കേരള ബജറ്റ് 2017 വിവിധ മേഖലകള്‍ക്കായുള്ള തുക വകയിരുത്തല്‍ കെഎസ്ഇബിക്ക് 3000 കോടി രൂപയുടെ പാക്കേജ് 5 വര്‍ഷം കൊണ്ട് 50,000 കോടി രൂപയുടെ റോഡ് വികസനം കുടിവെള്ള പദ്ധതിക്ക് 1058 കോടി രൂപ വിപണി ഇടപെടലിന് 420 കോടി രൂപ ചെറുകിയ വ്യവസായത്തിന് 128 കോടി മലയോര ഹൈവേയ്ക്ക് 3500 കോടി രൂപ കെ-ഫോണ്‍ ഇന്റര്‍നെറ്റ് പദ്ധതിക്ക് 1000 കോടി രൂപ മൃഗ സംരക്ഷണത്തിന് 308 കോടി ശുചിത്വ മിഷന് 127 കോടി ജന്റം പദ്ധതിക്ക് […]

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Budget as an art of Delusion and Political Subversion

John Samuel The first-budget of the new government is an exercise in the art of delusions. On the one hand, the budget tends to give  policy signals to the core  political constituencies of the  BJP and on the other hand  thee budget is more of  recycling of the very same policy paradigm of the UPA […]

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State budget likely on Feb 1st 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: State finance minister Thomas Isaac is likely to present the post-flood Kerala’s annual budget on February 1. Read more at: https://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/kerala/state-budget-likely-on-feb-1-kerala-1.3344981

What the Kerala budget says about the state’s economy?

Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac blamed the goods and services tax (GST) for most of the revenue shortfall, in the state budget presented on 2 February Read more at: https://www.livemint.com/Politics/diwDRe0y9L8h9xAwKFWy3M/What-the-Kerala-budget-says-about-the-states-economy.html

_Expenditure Level Exceeding Revenue_

Source: The New Indian Express, Thiruvananthapuram, Wednesday, 17 December 2014