A Guest Lecture was organised On Monday 23rd July 2018 by the Department of Economics, St. Agnes College (Autonomous) for the B.A Economics students on the topic Karnataka State Budget-2018. The speaker for the lecture was Dr. Jayavanth Nayak, Associate Professor of Economics, University College, Mangaluru. He discussed about the various aspects of state budget and its impact on the economy. This lecture was followed by a session on Budget Preparation by Reji John, Assistant Professor of Economics, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru, where he focussed on different components of budget and its practical implementation. The session ended with students interaction with the resource persons.