TN budget 2021

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

published on : 14th August 2021

DMK government’s TN Budget based on Dravidian economics?

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.  

published on : 14th August 2021

TN Budget: Special attention to temples to counter ‘anti-Hindu’ charge?

Renovation work of temple cars, tanks and gardens in 100 temples will be taken up this year at a cost of Rs 100 crore.

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TN Budget: Despite risks, DMK keeps poll promise of slashing petrol price

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.

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Most funds borrowed to be spent on capital expenditure: TN finance secretary

On the SOTR growth during the current fiscal, the Finance Secretary said, "We saw good growth during April and May."

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With this year's Budget announced, TN stares at swelling public debt

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.

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A step towards reality: TN to chalk out separate education policy

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.

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TN Budget: Rs 3k crore more funds for health sector

Doctors, public health experts hope the govt will increase allocation in the next year  

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90% of TN police budget sanctioned for cops’ salary

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.

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Tamil Nadu gets into mission mode to tackle climate change

Govt announces three big-ticket initiatives to boost state’s climate resilience & protect its ecosystem

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TN Budget: Rs 150 crore alloted for development of Kasimedu fishing harbour

The modernisation proposal also includes cold chain facilities, a boat repair yard, marketing centre to interact with buyers and other basic facilities.

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TN Budget: Fishermen upset as diesel price reduction brushed aside

Fishermen expressed disappointment over not finding a mention of any reduction in diesel prices in the State Budget on Friday.

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TN Budget: Poll promise of Rs 1,000 honorarium only for poor women

Only women from poor households eligible; criteria to identify them on the anvil

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TN Budget: State to set up four new urban development bodies

The State has had only one development authority for the last 45 years, unlike in other states in the country. 

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TN Budget: Dampener as Defence Corridor overlooked

Although a defence-component manufacturing park has been announced in Coimbatore, nothing was announced for Tiruchy

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