Kerala budget

Now, LSGs to submit annual plans after Kerala Budget

The practice followed until now was to prepare an annual plan based on what funds were allocated in the previous year, and to effect a revision after the Budget.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Kerala government sitting on revenue mobilisation plans about budget

The plan was to finalise a higher fair value for land, which will get a boost from infrastructure projects undertaken by the government, such as the metro rail network in Kochi.

published on : 16th January 2023

UDF boycotts last day of Budget session, to lead protest

The Opposition MLAs boycotted the final day of the state budget session of the assembly on Friday.

published on : 19th March 2022

Kerala Opposition boycotts Assembly on final day of Budget session

Opposition leader VD Satheesan intervened and said that it is deeply concerned and angered by the brutal police action on the protesters at Madappally.

published on : 18th March 2022

Budget proposal for plantation reforms triggers new controversy

Finance Minister clarifies that there was no move to amend the Land Reforms Act

published on : 13th March 2022

Kerala Budget allots Rs 1000 crore for Outer Ring Road

The much-hyped Outer Ring Road (ORR) project will soon roll out with the state government sanctioning Rs 1000 crores for land acquisition.

published on : 12th March 2022

IT corridor to boost tourism, infra in Kerala

Tourism dept plans to provide more amenities on NH-66 stretch up to Kollam, extend closing time to allow more nightlife at Varkala and Akkulam

published on : 12th March 2022

Underlying idea is to fuel robust economic growth: Kerala FinMin KN Balagoal

The Opposition has dubbed his budget as one full of non-practical suggestions. Economists are worried as there are no measures for austerity despite mounting public debt.

published on : 12th March 2022

Kerala govt wakes up at last, higher education gets sorely needed push

The amount will be allocated equally among 10 state universities by the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB).  

published on : 12th March 2022

FinMin Balagopal follows his party’s New Kerala perspective

Ten days ago, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan presented a 213-page document detailing CPM’s perspective on creation of a ‘New Kerala’ at the party state conference.

published on : 12th March 2022

Kerala Budget: Value-added agri mission in offing

Giving a big boost to the agriculture sector, the government has set aside Rs 879 crore to empower farmers.

published on : 12th March 2022

Kerala Budget: ‘Swift’ move: KSRTC gets Rs 1,000 crore

The allocation is mainly for the newly formed Swift transport company that claims to offer more professional service.

published on : 12th March 2022

No tax burden; FM Balagopal banks on knowledge economy

IT, higher education, health get big push

published on : 12th March 2022

Kerala Budget: Rs 140 crore for second Kuttanad package fails to cheer up farmers

The allocation of Rs 140 crore announced by Finance Minister K N Balagopal for the second Kuttanad package in the budget has not brought much cheer to farmers in the rice bowl.

published on : 12th March 2022

Kochi gets its share of Kerala budget pie

Investment to the tune of H10K cr expected through Industrial Corridor and Gift City

published on : 12th March 2022

Walking the talk to be test of dream Kerala Budget

However, these projects are supposed to be funded by KIIFB whose budget is beyond the purview of legislative oversight.

published on : 12th March 2022

Price rise Imminent: Economic Review

The Economic Review, tabled along with the budget, warns of immediate price rise because of high fuel prices and rupee exchange rates.

published on : 12th March 2022

Kerala budget 2022: Raw deal for Kasargod, funds cut by 40 percent 

Endosulfan package downsized, Budget mum on compensation to survivors and funds for building rehab centre

published on : 11th March 2022

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

28 new fast track courts for Pocso cases to be set up in Kerala, announces FM in Budget speech

There are already 28 fast track Pocso courts in the state and the rise in the number of crimes against children and the pendency rate of cases have prompted the government to institute more courts

published on : 11th March 2022
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