27-28.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   E-governance, ease of biz, far from expectations: GCCI Despite an improvement in India’s ranking in the ease of doing business rankings, industry reforms, poor e-governance and delayed payments continue to thwart the micro and small scale industries (MSME), particularly in Goa, the Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) said. Submitting a list of recommendations … Read more

26.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Raise age of child from 16 to 18 under Goa Children’s Act’   Proposing amendments to the Goa Children’s Act, 2003, the government’s victim assistance unit (VAU) has recommended the deletion of section 2(d) — which states that a child is any person who has not completed 16 years of age — and the inclusion of … Read more

25.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Panel moots study on local bodies’ revenue   An introductory meeting between the state finance commission, finance department, the directorate panchayats and urban development department was held recently. The government has reconstituted the third state finance commission under the chairmanship of former finance secretary Daulat Hawaldar, former director of accounts, Gurudas Potekar and director of … Read more

24.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa’s languages have rich contribution to nation building, says governor P S Sreedharan Pillai   Goa governor P S Sreedharan Pillai  said that the mother tongue is the best language for a person that will help him or her prosper in life. The local languages of Goa have a rich contribution to nation building and I have been … Read more

22.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA   Now, Goa finance dept starts work on vote-on-account   In view of the elections and given the paucity of time, indications within the finance department suggest that a vote on account will be introduced instead of a full-fledged budget being placed for the 2022-23 fiscal. The finance department has already started working on a vote-on-account budget in anticipation … Read more

23.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA Goa: Conservation plan of Cabo de Rama     Goa Tourism Development Corporation’s (GTDC) ambitious Rs 2.9-crore project for the restoration and beautification of Cabo de Rama fort has hit some turbulence as the directorate of archives and archaeology (DAA) has raised an issue over ownership of the monument. The 12th century fort, which overlooks … Read more

20-21.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Goa has scope for pulse cultivation: Agri experts   The rice-fallows and availability of the residual soil moisture provide abundant scope for promoting pulse cultivation in Goa, said experts at the ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Old Goa, while interacting with 39 farmers recently. The institute has undertaken the transfer of certain technologies to promote advanced pulse production. The … Read more

19.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa-based biodiversity contests pique national, global interest   Goa-based youth organisation, Abhivyakti Panaji, recently organised a national-level competition to raise awareness about biodiversity and ecological conservation. The competition was held over 45 days and it saw participation from individuals from 18 states and union territories. The photographs, memes and posters related to biodiversity and ecological conservation, … Read more

18.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement   India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are set to firm up a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), during a virtual summit.   Virtual Summit will be held between Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Both … Read more

17.02.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   Munich Security Conference   Since 1963, the Munich Security Conference has been held in Munich, Germany, as an annual conference on international security policy. MünchnerKonferenzfürSicherheitspolitik and Wehrkundetagung were the previous names for the conference. It is the largest meeting of its kind in the world.     The Munich Security Conference has … Read more

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