2006-03-23 12:17:45 UTC
(hope there is some thing for every one)
NRI ? or Foreign Touristcoming to GOA by charter flights or through hotel booking?
You will pay Rs.100 per head (as cess). That's about 1.3 British pounds.
Last year, there were about 3.5 lacks foreign tourist, next year it could be 4 lacs
i.e. 4,00,000 x Rs.100 = Rs.400,00,000 (Rs.4 crores)to earn as tax/cess.
Not a bad idea. Don't know why it was not introduced during the last 5/6 years.
During the year 1985/86 there were only 24 charter flights but last year 425
charter flights landed in Goa. Of the 20 Countries, 40% tourists come from UK.
Senior Citizen ?
There is some thing for you too (including me)
New Scheme called 'Ummid Scheme' coming soon for ageing population for starting Day
Care Homes to senior citizen.
Nice one!!! Hope they start it soon as I am soon joining the age group band 65-75.
Drinking Beer ?
Good news for you too.
Beer is cheaper by about Rs.2 per bottle.
Fenni or Urak ??
That's cheaper too just 4% excise duty all others 20%.
Are Lapit, vachtai mure tum ??
More news about Beer n Wine:
You will now be able to tell your wife or sons/daughter to add Beer/Wine to their
house hold shopping list. As beer will now be available at 'posro' or from grocery
shops to road side kiosk. Just pay Rs.15,000 licence fees annually.
Father will now say to his son
" BAB RE, POSREAKO VOS ANI EK KIL SAKOR, EK KIL GODD ANI EK BIERACHI BOTLI GHEUN HIO
Son: KESO BOTLI PAI? KINGFISHERU, BELO OU ALEM ???
I wonder if there is law in Goa/India selling alcoholic drinks to under aged.
In UK it is not sold to under 16.
State-of-the-art Cricket Stadium coming up at Tivim.
Swimming Pools at Ponda, Curchorem, Canacona-Chauri and Chicalim coming up soon.
18 hole Golf Course of International Standard also proposed.
New Bus Stands at Margao, Mapusa, Quepem, Shiroda, Valpoi, Pednnem and Sanguem.
Living in GOA Hotel ?
Luxury Tax as follows:
Up to Rs.200 room charge: Nil
201- 1000 : 5%
1001-3000 : 8%
3001 & Abv: 10%
Buying Property in Goa ? Good News!!!
Stamp duty reduced from 4% to 2.5%.
Different denomination Stamp papers to use as foll:
Property Value up to one Lac, the buyer will have to use Rs.100 Stamps papers.
upto 5 lacs use Rs.500 stamp paper per lac
5 lacs and above use Rs.1000 Stamp Paper per one lac.
That means, if some wishes to buy the recently advertised JoeGoaUk's Bungalow, the
total stamp duty one will have to pay at least Rs.40,000. Now, you work out the
asking price for his bungalow.
Visiting GMC from far away ?
Perhaps, you are travelling from far away say from Sanguem, Canacona, Pednem etc
You will now be able to stay at Guest House called 'Yatri Niwas' which will be
constructed at GMC to help parent/relatives of the patients to stay over night etc.
Five new Public Health Centres coming up at Chimbel, Calangute, Mayem, Porvorim and
New modern hospital at Ponda.
New building of Asilo and Hospicio.
Kalakar or Artists ?
There is some thing for your too.
KALAKAR KRITADDYATA NIDHI to aged needy artists also starting soon.
I am sure, our aged TIATRISTs will be benefited too. This was long over due any way.
Financially weaker section of the society:
To deposit Rs.25,000 in fixed deposit in the name of the girl student who takes
admission in Std.XI called 'Kanya Dhan' Scheme.
Help to construct new house Rs.25,000 or Rs.12,500 for repairs.
Development of Konkani Software.
Translating of Central and State Acts in Konkani.
New IT Park at Salvador do-Mundo and Soccoro.
The Budget, my verdict: Good.
Source: Goan Dailies, picked and mixed just for you.
Thanks to Charter Flights express delivery.
Joegoauk at yahoo.co.uk
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