Thursday 30 March 2023

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Economy | Budget

Miscalculations on Mining pushes Goa into huge deficit of Rs 1000 crore!

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has an upheaval task of presenting his last budget before election since his last year’s budget, estimated as surplus, has actually dipped into a major deficit of almost Rs 1000 crore. ... READ

Parsekar to present Goa budget on 16 March

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will table the state budget on March 16 in the upcoming Legislative Assembly session. READ

Budget is pro-village, pro-poor, pro-farmers: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Budget is pro-village, poor and farmers with focus on bringing about qualitative change in the country and alleviate poverty through a slew of time-bound programmes. READ

Goa industry disillusioned with union budget

Nobody was seen jubilant at the Surendrababu Timblo hall when union finance minister Arun Jaitley ended his budget speech today. READ

BUDGET: Relief For Small Tax Payers; Cars, Cigarettes To Cost More

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled a budget for farmers and the poor on Monday, announcing a string of farm measures, rural aid and health programmes in a strategy shift aimed at boosting the ruling BJP's ... READ

Casinos to raise Rs 15 Cr for Goa's development

Goa government plans to raise Rs 15 crore annually by revising the fees and deposits charges for both the land and off-shore casinos. READ

Petrol to cost more in Goa now as BJP hikes VAT to 15%

Petrol will cost dearly to Goans now, with Laxmikant Parsekar’s Bharatiya Janata Party government hiking the VAT on it, from 10 per cent to 15 per cent. READ

Parsekar presents deficit budget, with a higher plan size

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today presented his maiden budget with a fiscal deficit of Rs 1552 crore, while managing to mobilise additional resources of Rs 235 crore through tax and non-tax revenue. READ

Parsekar plays employment trumpet before budget

Keeping the growing number of unemployed youths in mind, the Goa government is looking at giving incentives to attract industrial investment in the upcoming Budget to create employment opportunities, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said. READ

Parsekar to present maiden budget next month

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will present his first budget during the session scheduled to be held in mid-March. READ