Kerala Budge

Allocation for key sectors in Kerala less compared to other states: Think tank

Kerala’s budget allocation for certain key sectors, except health, is less than the average expenditure by 30 states, says a study by PRS Legislative Research, a New Delhi-based think tank.

published on : 19th June 2021

More pluses than minuses for Kochi in Kerala budget

Coastal communities hope C5,300-cr package will help; C100-cr venture capital fund expected to encourage startups

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget 2021: Half a dose

KN Balagopal focuses on Kerala’s health in maiden budget, Covid-hit economy has to wait. Rs 20,000-crore Covid package, Rs 1,500 crore for free vaccination, hospital upgrade find place.

published on : 5th June 2021

It’s politics, after all: Balagopal doesn't shy away from taking jibes at Opposition

Balagopal said the Left played a major role in keeping political horse-trading at check in Kerala.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: Rs 8,900 crore direct disbursal scheme courts controversy

Min says arrears for contractors & aid for those who are not part of welfare schemes are included in new plan; Oppn calls it misleading

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: No soulful poetry and theatrics, Balagopal means business!

On the presentation front, the maiden budget of Finance Minister K N Balagopal stood apart from that of his predecessor, T M Thomas Isaac.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: Rs 300 crore booster shot for higher education

Key proposal is setting up of a high-powered commission to examine education system

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: 2 lakh laptops for students to attend online classes, fund for tech platform

Presenting the state budget, Finance Minister K N Balagopal said 2 lakh laptops will be provided to needy children in a timebound manner for attending online classes.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: Entrepreneurship aid, talent support initiatives

This will be in addition to the existing entrepreneurship development programmes.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala budget earmarks funds to honour late leaders

Despite the grim fiscal scenario owing to Covid pandemic, the government has earmarked funds in the budget to perpetuate the memories of the late political and religious leaders.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala budget turns blind eye to deep financial crisis

Kerala had landed in a financial crisis much before the outbreak of Covid. In the last 15 months, the crisis deepened as the pandemic gripped the state.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: Literary circuit to connect legacy of Basheer, MT, Vijayan, Ezhuthachan

Besides, the circuit will cover aspects related to the lives of important figures and places in and around Thrithala constituency, like V T Bhattathirippad and Akkitham, and Parayipetta Panthirukulam.

published on : 5th June 2021

Kerala Budget: 10k new Kudumbashree groups to give livelihood to 1 lakh young women

As per the guidelines, though all women aged above 18 are eligible, membership to the groups is limited to a ‘one family, one member’ rule.

published on : 5th June 2021

KN Balagopal delivers healthy budget during health crisis

The  maiden budget of the second LDF government presented by Finance  Minister K N Balagopal comes in the middle of the  second wave of Covid-19.

published on : 5th June 2021
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