Panaji: The Manohar Parrikar-led Goa
government will table its first budget on March 21, and is
expected to implement several of the election promises through
Parrikar, who took the oath as Chief Minister today,
chaired the first cabinet meeting with all the five ministers
It was decided that budget would be presented on March
"The presentation will be of the full budget, but we are
going for vote on account for next 3-4 months," Parrikar told
reporters after the meeting.
The budget session of the Assembly will start on March
19, and the newly elected legislators will take the oath of
secrecy on the first day.
Governor K Sankaranarayanan will address the house on
March 20. The BJP-led alliance has already nominated Mahadev
Naik as the pro-tem speaker.
Election for the Speaker`s post would be held during the
Government sources had said that there would an expansion
of the cabinet after the session.