• 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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  • Kerala Budget brings cheer to local bodies

    Local bodies in Kerala have much to cheer from the budget for 2019-20, with the plan outlay to be increased to ₹7,500 crore this year, compared to the ₹7,000 crore allocated last year. Of this, ₹250 crore is earmarked for Special Project of the flood affected panchayats. An amount of ₹1,307 crore has been set […]

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  • Budget 2019-20: A do or die situation for Kerala, says Thomas Isaac

      The fiscal strategy followed has been rather adventurous, said Isaac Kerala is faced with ‘a do or die situation’ while budgeting for revenue and expenditure for fiscal 2019-20, according to Finance Minister Thomas Isaac. A crunch situation materialised with the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime delivering way below than the expected 20 per […]

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  • Kerala Budget 2019

    Kerala budget 2019: State govt announces an ‘expansive’ budget with a focus on rebuilding post delugeKerala budget 2019: State govt announces an ‘expansive’ budget with a focus on rebuilding post deluge. For more details click here

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  • Kerala Budget 2019: Highlights

    Finance Minister Thomas Issac presented the Kerala Budget 2019-20 in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. He began his speech by saying the State faced twin tragedies of floods and protests over Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to visit Sabarimala. Mr Issac said the events had a major impact and added stress to […]

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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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Kerala resents Centres decision to tax NRI remittances

November 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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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Kerala Budget brings cheer to local bodies

February 1, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Local bodies in Kerala have much to cheer from the budget for 2019-20, with the plan outlay to be increased to ₹7,500 crore this year, compared to the ₹7,000 crore allocated last year. Of this, ₹250 crore is earmarked for Special Project of the flood affected panchayats. An amount of ₹1,307 crore has been set […]

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Budget 2019-20: A do or die situation for Kerala, says Thomas Isaac

February 1, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  The fiscal strategy followed has been rather adventurous, said Isaac Kerala is faced with ‘a do or die situation’ while budgeting for revenue and expenditure for fiscal 2019-20, according to Finance Minister Thomas Isaac. A crunch situation materialised with the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime delivering way below than the expected 20 per […]

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Kerala Budget 2019

February 1, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Kerala budget 2019: State govt announces an ‘expansive’ budget with a focus on rebuilding post delugeKerala budget 2019: State govt announces an ‘expansive’ budget with a focus on rebuilding post deluge. For more details click here

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Kerala Budget 2019: Highlights

February 1, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Finance Minister Thomas Issac presented the Kerala Budget 2019-20 in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. He began his speech by saying the State faced twin tragedies of floods and protests over Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to visit Sabarimala. Mr Issac said the events had a major impact and added stress to […]

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ISDG Pre Budget Consultation on Kerala Floods

December 3, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

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

November 28, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

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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Kerala Budget Analysis 2018-19

February 11, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

The Finance Minister of Kerala, Dr. T.M. Thomas Issac, presented the Budget for financial year 2018-19 on February 2, 2018. Budget Highlights The Gross State Domestic Product of Kerala for 2018-19 (at current prices) is estimated to be Rs 7,72,894 This is 12.6% higher than the revised estimates for 2017-18.  Note that the GSDP in 2017-18 is expected […]

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

February 8, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

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

March 6, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

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

March 6, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

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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