Kerala Finance Minister

Kerala budget 2022: Generous allocation of funds for roads, but lands to be identified after traffic surveys

However, the land for the roads are yet to be identified. The roads will be identified after traffic surveys, Finance minister KN Balagopal said.

published on : 11th March 2022

Startups to drive future investments to the state, says Kerala Finance Minister

Minister K N Balagopal said the state needs to develop an investment culture by creating awareness among the High Networth Individuals (HNIs) about the potential of the ecosystem.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Film festivals offer a platform for dissent: Kerala Minister

Finance Minister K N Balagopal also said Kerala should be watchful to ensure that the art world is not affected even in times of the pandemic.

published on : 15th December 2021

Time for out-of-the-box ideas, not fiscal correction, says Kerala Finance Minister Balagopal

The only communist-ruled state in the country now, is known for its sweeping public welfare measures that almost match the best-in-class models in the Scandinavian countries.

published on : 6th August 2021

GST systematically flawed, there is lot of tax leakage: Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal

KN Balagopal worried that while there is growth in overall consumption and production and thus an overall jump in tax collection, there is no commensurate growth in tax collection for the states.

published on : 4th August 2021