31.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Budget Highlights   Expenditure: The government proposes to spend Rs 30,42,230 crore in 2020-21, which is 12.7% higher than the revised estimate of 2019-20.   Receipts: The receipts (other than net borrowings) are expected to increase by 16.3% to Rs 22,45,893 crore, owing to higher estimated revenue from disinvestments.   GDP growth: The government has … Read more

30.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

NASA’s Spitzer space telescope The Spitzer Space Telescope (SST), formerly the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF), was an infrared space telescope launched in 2003 and retired on 30 January 2020. Spitzer carries three instruments on board: Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) Infrared Spectrograph (IRS) Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer (MIPS)   Arvind Krishna elected IBM CEO … Read more

29.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Indian Navy launches ‘Operation Vanilla’ Indian Navy launches ‘Operation Vanilla’ to help cyclone-hit Madagascar INS Airavat has been deployed for ‘Operation Vanilla’ The ship is carrying five pallets each of victualing, clothing and naval stores along with three pallets of medicines   India successfully test-fires K-4 missile On January 19, 2020, India successfully test-fired 3,500 … Read more

28.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Govt signs accord with NDFB, ABSU to resolve Bodo issue to redraw and rename the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) in Assam, currently spread over four districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri. villages dominated by Bodos that were presently outside the BTAD would be included and those with non-Bodo population would be excluded The … Read more

24.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Waste management: Government seeks to put onus on local bodies   The government proposed to amend the Goa Panchayat Raj Act, to make panchayats directly responsible for garbage management.   The act would be amended to make panchayats responsible for garbage management.   INTERNATIONAL IMF reduces India’s economic growth forecast to 4.8 percent   … Read more

23.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa public debt will hit Rs 17,952 crore by March 2021 The budget for 2020-21 shows that Goa’s public debt continues to march upwards and is expected to hit Rs 17,952 crore, or 19.46%, of the gross state domestic product (GSDP) by March 2021. The documents also indicate that public debt for the current … Read more

22.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Four major projects to strengthen health sector Chief minister Pramod Sawant said the super-specialty and cancer research centre, Margao district hospital and Chicalim Cottage hospital, will strengthen the health sector. Of the four major projects under construction, at least three are slated to be completed in 2020. He said health infrastructure will also be strengthened. Under … Read more

21.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Forest dept for relocation policy to deal with man-animal conflict Speedy compensation, tiger conservation awareness and efforts to formulate a relocation policy for people living near forest areas, are some of the measures the state forest department is going to adopt to deal with the man-animal conflict in Goa. The compensation process is also … Read more

19-20.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Candolim health centre to get ‘int’l facilities’   The medical facilities at government health centres and hospitals in Goa are the best amongst all states, said chief minister Pramod Sawant.   Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said the state government has sanctioned Rs 20 crore for the new wing of the PHC. “When Manohar Parrikar … Read more

18.01.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Poor allocation puts cloud over tourism in Goa Calling tourism the backbone of the state’s economy, chief minister Pramod Sawant spoke about laying thrust on eco-tourism and hinterland, adventure and medical tourism in his budget speech on Thursday. There was, however, no significant allocation hike. The 2020-21 budget provision for tourism stands at Rs … Read more

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