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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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Kerala Budget Analysis 2017-18

February 11, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Budget Highlights The Gross State Domestic Product of Kerala for 2017-18 at current prices is estimated to be Rs 7,47,945 crore. This is 12.8% higher than the revised estimate for 2016-17. Total expenditure for 2017-18 is estimated to be Rs 1,19,602 crore, a 14.7% increase over the revised estimate of 2016-17. In 2016-17, there was a decrease […]

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A Guide to using Budget Analysis

September 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The primer provides a comprehensive introduction to the powerful tool of budget analysis.  It is a useful information source that is organised in a way to cover essential elements as- definition and origin of budget analysis with the help of case studies, the purpose, strengths & challenges associated with this work, and framework for carrying […]

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