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Manohar Parrikar presents budget, focuses on agriculture, education

Manohar Parrikar presents budget, focuses on agriculture, education

The new BJP-led government in Goa today presented its first budget that targeted an economic growth of 11 per cent in 2017-18 and laid special focus on agriculture, social security and education.

 

Goa cuts VAT, petrol becomes cheaper

A cut in Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and Rs 1,000 allowance for housewives from families with annual income of less than Rs 3 lakh are among a series of populist measures in the budget presented by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday.