19.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa: 75 more schools to get sanitary pad dispensers   Seventy-five more schools in the state will be provided sanitary napkin dispensers and incinerators during the current academic year 2019-20.   The training will be provided by a group of social organisations, who are providing the sanitary pad dispensers and incinerators to the institutions.   In April 2018, … Read more

18.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa: Now, govt schools not in use to be leased   The state government has decided to revive the scheme of leasing out government schools which have been closed for some years. The premises will mainly be utilised for educational purposes.   Over the years, many government schools shut down due to various reasons, … Read more

17.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa declares ghumot as heritage instrument   The Goa government has notified the earthen instrument ghumot as a heritage Goan folk musical instrument.   Protected under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, the poaching and killing of the reptile is therefore illegal. Modern day potters have found a replacement by using other materials to replace … Read more

15-16.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Tea Day 2019 The United Nations (UN) has declared May 21 as International Tea Day on the recommendations of India, however, this day is celebrated on December 15 Every Year. The proposal was made by India at the International Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Intergovernmental Group meeting held in Milan 4 years ago. … Read more

14.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa University signs MoU with Dalai Lama foundation The Goa University (GU) has signed an MoU with ‘Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness The Dalai Lama’. The varsity has agreed to establish the Dalai Lama chair for Nalanda studies under the visiting research programme at the GU. The Dalai Lama chair of Nalanda studies at GU will focus of … Read more

13.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Soon, old official documents to be made available in all talukas   In order to facilitate quick and easy availability of old official documents for the public from the state department of archives, the state government plans to open an office of the department at every taluka of the state.   The first such … Read more

12.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa: Cacora plant set to be spread over 81,000 sqm area   Goa’s second solid waste management plant, which has been proposed to be constructed at Cacora in South Goa, will be set up across 81,000sqm of land that served as a dump site until recently. The waste at the site was scientifically remediated, and refuse-derived … Read more

11.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA 22k Griha Aadhar applications to be cleared by April Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said the 22,000-odd applications pending under the Griha Aadhar scheme would be cleared by the end of April. The process, which will begin next month, will see batches of 5,000 pending applications being taken up for scrutiny at a … Read more

10.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa seeks financial help from Centre in Budget With the state’s finances stretched thin because of the ban on mining and economic slowdown, chief minister Pramod Sawant repeated his plea for a special package from the Centre in the budget for 2012-21. Attending the pre-budget consultation meeting chaired by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman … Read more

08-09.12.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa’s anganwadis move towards all-round improvement   Functioning of the state government’s preschools — anganwadis — is undergoing a paradigm shift with the government not only reducing teachers’ administrative burden, but also actively monitoring students’ health and enhancing activities for them.   Additionally, a mobile app, which teachers have been asked to use, aids the directorate … Read more

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