Tamil Nadu budget

Won’t go back on promises: Stalin

The Chief Minister also said the people of Tamil Nadu had never forgotten the unfulfilled promises of the AIADMK during its earlier regimes.

published on : 17th August 2021

Why Tamil Nadu Budget is a model for others

As the first ever e-Budget in the state, it is also being hailed as a prelude to the government’s efforts to make governance tech-driven and paperless. 

published on : 16th August 2021

First-ever agricultural budget of Tamil Nadu expected to give 'booster dose' to sector

Rolling out visionary goals for overall development of the farm sector, the budget laid special focus on the need for popularising organic farming in the State.

published on : 16th August 2021

Seven districts in Tamil Nadu to be declared as export zones for miraculous Moringa

The move will help form a framework on guidelines and strategies to be adopted for cultivation, value addition, and marketing techniques to meet the export standards.

published on : 15th August 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.

published on : 14th August 2021

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.

published on : 14th August 2021

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."

published on : 14th August 2021

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.

published on : 14th August 2021

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.

published on : 14th August 2021

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

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

published on : 14th August 2021

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.

published on : 14th August 2021

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

published on : 14th August 2021

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.

published on : 14th August 2021
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