state tourism minister expresses dis-satisfaction over central budget for state tourism department


1-mar-2013 …  Stating that the union budget presented by finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday had nothing for the state tourism sector, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar on Friday said that the 2013-2014 budget is 2014 lok sabha election-centric.

Speaking to goanreporter, tourism minister Dilip Parulekar said the budget had nothing for a common man and also neglected the tourism sector, particularly in goa.

 Mr Parulekar also said that the union government appeared to have forgotten that the two Goan  MPs had to approach people next year when the general elections were due. He however assured that the state budget would give adequate weightage the tourism sector in goa.

 Meanwhile, industries minister mahadev naik also expressed  his views on the budget