30.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goan-built vessel to help Maldives with maritime research, environment protection A 30-meter catamaran built by Vijai Marine Shipyard at Rassaim was handed over on Monday to the Maldives government to undertake marine research. Funded by the World Bank (WB), the vessel – Thimaaveshi – will help the Maldivian ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology to track the … Read more

28-29.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Anganwadis must register with edu dir In case of preparatory, middle, and secondary stage, we will start implementation from 2024 from Classes III, VI, and IX, and will take it forward phasewise with Classes IV, V, and X from 2025. But at the foundational level, though we are starting with children aged three, we … Read more

27.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa Taxi App faring poorly due to high rates: Mauvin   Transport minister Mauvin Godinho said that the Goa Taxi app, which was “launched with much fanfare”, has evoked a poor response due to the high rates.   The Goa Taxi app, unfortunately, has comparatively high rates, and people are not willing to join it.” However, … Read more

26.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA ‘Polish tech’ to monitor Goa beach noise The state government, which is trying to curb the disturbance caused by noisy open-air parties and events along Goa’s coast, has finalised a Pune-based firm offering ‘Polish technology’ to help monitor noise pollution on 12 beaches, for now. Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) chairman Mahesh Patil … Read more

25.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa state wildlife board reconstituted The Goa government reconstituted the Goa State Board for Wildlife.  The reconstituted Goa State Board of Wildlife is chaired by the chief minister, Pramod Sawant. The 31-member board includes representatives of varying departments from the state and central governments in addition to stakeholders and representatives of environment organizations. The board also … Read more

24.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA State’s forest mgmt plans out of 50-year hibernation After being neglected for over five decades, comprehensive forest management plans will be prepared by the forest department, with forest minister Vishwajit Rane setting an “ambitious timeline” of 12 months to complete the task. He said that forest department officials will visit wildlife sanctuaries in other … Read more

23.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Logistics and warehouse policy primes Goa to draw investments  The state cabinet granted approval to the Goa Logistics and Warehouse Policy, 2023, which aims to boost logistics-led investments. The policy seeks to promote environment-friendly commercial carriers through decarbonisation in transportation. Through the policy, the state government will provide up to 15% interest and capital subsidies … Read more

21-22.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa to make strong push for sports tourism Chief minister Pramod Sawant is keen on promoting Goa as a hub for sports tourism. Goa has successfully hosted several international sports events in recent times with Ironman 70.3 Goa and WTT Star Contender attracting the big names. The state is set to host the National Games later this year, … Read more

20.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA JSW is 1st steel company to bag Goa mineral block Jindal Steel Works (JSW), one of the biggest steel companies in India, has bagged the Cudnem-Cormolem mineral block with the highest premium of 96.6% of the average sale price set by the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM). JSW has become the first steel company to bag a … Read more

19.5.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA From AI monitoring to a ‘paw squad’, Dhristi to step up beach surveillance in Goa Cordoning off risk-prone areas along beaches, deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) systems to monitor risk-prone zones, increasing awareness about safe swimming practices are some of the measures that are being rolled out to enhance beach safety. A ‘paw squad’, … Read more

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