28.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa allows import of ore for export from Mormugao port The state government allowed import of iron ore extracted in other states or countries for domestic consumption or export from Mormugao Port Authority (MPA). This will generate additional revenue for the state by way of Rs 50 per tonne as cess, processing fees and other incidental … Read more

26-27.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa govt cancels 80,000 ration cards for not availing of food quota The state government has cancelled nearly 80,000 ration cards of beneficiaries across Goa for non-claiming of rations in the past six months. “These ration card holders have not lifted their quota from August 2022 to January 2023, owing to which they were … Read more

25.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA CM Pramod Sawant moots collab with international universities in Goa In a bid to put Goa on the global education map, the state government intends to open its arms to higher education in the state by collaborating with world class universities, said CM Pramod Sawant. He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the QS India … Read more

24.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa to create cultural map using Gati Shakti platform The state intends to use the PM Gati Shakti national mission portal to create a ‘Cultural Atlas of Goa’ and a time series map and analysis of domestic and international tourist footfalls in the state. The project will be implemented using funds allocated to the tourism department … Read more

23.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa govt set to receive nearly Rs 120 crore arrears Goa will receive around Rs 120 crore from the Centre as GST compensation arrears which have been pending since June. Goa has repeatedly requested the GST Council that small states like Goa should get first preference when it comes to devolution of GST tax and cess … Read more

22.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Pernem first in Goa to get GIS-based zoning plan In a first for the state, its northernmost taluka of Pernem will get a geographical information system (GIS)-based zoning plan for 252 sqkm. It is likely to help in detailed zoning of the area and the GIS database will serve as the basis for zoning plan formulation. The town … Read more

21.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Two MoUs inked to boost green ratings of Goa Inc Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) signed two MoUs on Saturday at the closing of the 1st International Environment and Sustainability Summit Goa (IESSG) 2023. The MoUs will help industries in Goa get green ratings. The first MoU was signed for CII GreenCo rating, … Read more

19-20.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA All green clearances for industries will soon be in one place: Union minister Bhupender Yadav  Industries will soon be able to secure all green clearances in one place with the Parivesh portal being refined, said Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav. He was speaking at the 1st International Environment and Sustainability Summit Goa, 2023. He … Read more

18.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa to become first state to set up carbon & climate resilience fund Goa has become the first state in the country to initiate the setting up of a low carbon and climate resilient green fund, with assistance from the World Bank, while Niti Aayog is helping the state complete the required procedures. The fund, once set … Read more

17.2.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa CM Pramod Sawant to present budget on March 27 Chief minister Pramod Sawant said he will present the annual budget on the first day of the five-day budget assembly session beginning March 27. A budget of around Rs 25,000 crore is likely to be presented. During the last budget, post the assembly elections, … Read more

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