Sunday, February 19, 2017

Khandu holds pre-budget consultation with former legislators

Itanagar | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
In continuation with his consultation with various stakeholders for preparation of budget 2017, Chief Minister Pema Khandu today held a pre-budget consultation with former legislators to incorporate their views. The chief minister welcoming the forme... read..

Nine days budget session of Tripura begins today

Agartala | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
The nine days long budget session of Tripura assembly began today with the customary addressed by the governor Tathagata Roy amid barracking by the opposition Congress and Trinamool. The opposition members came in the well after the governor announced... read..

Rs 30 crore to be allotted in the next budget for journalists' welfare:KCR

Hyderabad | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
Poverty and sorrow should have no place in the country's youngest state of Telangana which was achieved after a long-drawn struggle, Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao said here today. Speaking at the "Janahitha" programme to ascertain the probl... read..

Tripura assembly budget session begins from Friday

Agartala |Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
The month-long budget session of the Tripura assembly will begin here on Friday, Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath said on Thursday.... read..

Delhi budget to be symbol of people-centric governance: Sisodia

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Delhi government's budget for the year 2017-18 will be a symbol of people-centric governance, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.... read..

People's overwhelming response in state Budget

Itanagar | Wednesday, Feb 15 2017 IST
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu's initiative to bring in people's participation in budget 2017 has generated overwhelming response on social media. The budget, which will be unveiled on March 6 this year, has received constructive sugg... read..

Budget session of Meghalaya to begin on March 3

Guwahati | Tuesday, Feb 14 2017 IST
The Budget session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will start from March 3. The Budget session will start from March 3, the duration of the session will be decided in the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee scheduled to be held on Wednes... read..

TTD Board approves Rs 2858 cr annual budget for 2017-18

Tirumala | Tuesday, Feb 14 2017 IST
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board today approved its annual budget for the year 2017-18 with an estimated budget of Rs 2858.48 crore. TTD is expected to receive Rs 1,110 crore from capital funds (as kanuka) from devotees, which would... read..

Steel industry's pins revival hopes on budget proposals for infrastructure growth

New Delhi | Tuesday, Feb 14 2017 IST
Spurred by a raft of budgetary proposals for infrastructure growth, India's steel community and top policy makers will deliberate at a high-profile conference here on measures to trigger a sustained phase of buoyancy for the sector through significant inc... read..

CM to present budget on March 17

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Feb 14 2017 IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also holds the Finance portfolio, today informed the Legislative Assembly that he would present the State budget on March 17 and come out with the government's 'view' on the GST regime. Speaking during Moti... read..

TTD approves Rs 2,858 cr annual budget

Tirupati |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the richest hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala here, Tuesday approved the annual budget for 2017-18, projecting an estimated revenue of Rs 2,858 crore.... read..

Meghalaya budget session from March 3

Shillong | Tuesday, Feb 14 2017 IST
The budget session of Meghalaya would start on March 3, an official source said today. The session will commence with Governor Banwarilal Purohit's address on the opening day of the session. The Business Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet t... read..

Budget Session of Meghalaya Assy to begin from March 3

Guwahati | Tuesday, Feb 14 2017 IST
The Budget Session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will start from March 3. The duration of the session will be decided in the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee scheduled to be held tomorrow. Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who has take... read..

Govt. issues clarification on healthcare services tax in Budget

New Delhi, [India] | February 13, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Central Government has clarified that no proposal to levy a five percent tax on healthcare services has been included in the Union Budget for 2017-18.... read..

Assam Finance minister defends state Budget as all-inclusive

Guwahati | Monday, Feb 13 2017 IST
Assam Finance minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma today said the annual budget for 2017-18 is an all-inclusive one, which lays the roadmap for financial self-reliance by 2021. Replying to the General Discussion on the Budget at the Assam Legislative Ass... read..

Vardhan happy for increased allocations in Science, Technology in Budget

New Delhi | Monday, Feb 13 2017 IST
Union Science and Technology and Earth Science Minister Harsh Vardhan today said increased allocations for science and technology in the Union Budget 2017-18 are in line with the thinking of the Government to put science and technology to use for the welf... read..

Bengal surpasses mandays figure fixed by Centre's labour Budget

Kolkata | Monday, Feb 13 2017 IST
The West Bengal government has surpassed the target set for creating mandays in the last fiscal, according to the state Panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee. Mr Mukherjee told the Assembly last week that 129 per cent mandays had been created in the state ... read..

Social sector may be victim of inadequate budget

Kolkata |Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Lack of policy directions for ensuring quality implementation of programmes makes the Union Budget 2017-18 allocations to ailing core social sectors like education and health inadequate in delivering the benefits, experts say.... read..
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