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Kerala Budget Highlights Details

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The highlights and details of the Kerala Budget 2010 is given below in bullets:

Kerala Budget 2010 Highlights:

  • Rice will be available at Rs.2 per Kg for traditional sector workers. Rs.500 crore has been allotted for this
  • Increase in welfare pensions. Hiked to Rs. 300 a month. Any one helper of the disabled can also avail the pension
  • Rs.17 crore for LNG terminal in Kochi to be commissioned in 2012
  • Rs.1000 crores for regenerating the forests, of which Rs.100 crore for planting trees.
  • Rs.1500 crore to be invested for CFL lamps for saving power
  • Increased assistance for marriage for SC and ST women and more assistance to Kudumbasree.
  • Police circle offices to be women-friendly.
  • Farmers losses will be compensated to forbid suicides
  • Agricultural sector allocation – Rs. 622 crore
  • New allowances were announced for SC and ST students.
  • The health insurance scheme would be expanded.
  • Luxury tax for DTH
  • 67 crores for National Games
  • UGC scale salary for college lecturers from March
  • 139 crores for Tsunami rehabilitation
  • Surcharge removed; stamp duty relaxed

More updates on the same will be posted soon on this blog.

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