The centre, to be set up at a cost of Rs 1 crore by the state government, will house shops selling farmers' produce, products of farmer producer organizations and organic products.
Special scheme for promoting organic farming, an initiative to turn agriculture graduates into agricultural entrepreneurs and the setting up of a separate museum for agriculture in Chennai announced.
TN govt bites the bullet: Petrol price reduced by Rs 3/litre, exchequer expected to lose Rs 1,160 crore a year
TN becomes the first State to slash tax on petrol and make it Rs 3 cheaper at a cost of Rs 1,160 crore; reveals Rs 1K aid meant for women of poor families
Taking a cue from the past, the DMK government, which has come to power in the State after a gap of 10 years, is said to have zeroed in on ‘consumer socialism’ in its budget.
Renovation work of temple cars, tanks and gardens in 100 temples will be taken up this year at a cost of Rs 100 crore.
Living up to its promise, the DMK government said the effective tax rate on petrol would be reduced by Rs 3 per litre. However, this would cause a revenue loss of Rs 1,160 crore per year.
On the SOTR growth during the current fiscal, the Finance Secretary said, "We saw good growth during April and May."
The State’s revenue deficit for FY22 is expected to be much higher at Rs 58,692.68 crore, against the earlier estimate of Rs 41,417 crore.
Fulfilling a poll promise made to the people of the State in its first Budget, the DMK government announced that it would formulate a separate State Education Policy.
Doctors, public health experts hope the govt will increase allocation in the next year
While the Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs 8,900 crore to the State police department, over 90 percent of the funds will cover salaries, say senior police officers.
Govt announces three big-ticket initiatives to boost state’s climate resilience & protect its ecosystem
The modernisation proposal also includes cold chain facilities, a boat repair yard, marketing centre to interact with buyers and other basic facilities.
Fishermen expressed disappointment over not finding a mention of any reduction in diesel prices in the State Budget on Friday.
Only women from poor households eligible; criteria to identify them on the anvil