Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday presented a surplus budget, which saw a slew of proposed taxes on petrol, liquor and an across-the-board increase in taxes for essential services.
For the second consecutive year, the Goa government will draft its budget without considering revenue in the form of royalty on freshly extracted ore as uncertainty continues on resumption of mining.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said the state government has taxed the rich and given benefit to the poor in the budget 2013-14.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday presented a Rs 10,053.24 crore budget in the Legislative Assembly here, using a poem by senior BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to start off.
The sudden death of BJP minister Mathany Saldanha on Wednesday has forced the Goa government to postpone the presentation of the budget for 2012-13 to March 26.
Within less than fortnight, after taking over as the Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar is gearing up to present the state budget on March 21.
Day in Pics: 31st March
Showbiz World - March 31, 2015
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