30-31.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

    GOA Despite pandemic, budget is futuristic: Goa CM Pramod Sawant Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant said the Union Budget 2022-23 presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday was futuristic. The chief minister further tweeted, “The budget is formulated keeping in mind to enhance the ‘Gati and Shakti’ of the economy for the bright future … Read more

29.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Need to reduce post-harvest losses while handling foodgrains Losses from post-harvest handling of foodgrains should be minimised through value-addition and processing. This issue was discussed during an event on processing and storage of foodgrains and pulses, organised by the ICAR – central coastal agricultural research institute (CCARI) and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), North Goa. In the technical … Read more

28.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA Goa gets new chief secretary Principal secretary Puneet Kumar Goel is the new chief secretary of Goa. He took charge on Tuesday following the retirement of Parimal Rai. Goel, a 1991 cadre officer has held important portfolios finance included since his posting in Goa two years ago. He will hold portfolios that were … Read more

27.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Goa House at 3/4 strength as quarter of its MLAs resign The unprecedented resignations of over a quarter of Goa’s 40 MLAs, to switch sides even before parties declared candidates for the 2022 assembly election, reflects that the power has shifted from political parties to representatives, signalling a new dimension of democracy, experts … Read more

25-26.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA   Goa’s R-day tableau to feature heritage symbols, culture, Iffi The cultural treasures of Goa depicting symbols of Goan heritage, Fort Aguada, the martyrs memorial at Azad Maidan, Iffi, the Shigmo festival and Kunbi folk dance will be featured on the tableau to be paraded at the Republic Day celebration at New Delhi. The tableau has been designed by Ponda-based artist … Read more

23-24.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA   Covid-19: At 45%, North Goa ranks 10th on all-India district positivity list North Goa’s weekly positivity rate at 45.09 is the 10th highest among all districts in the country for the week January 13 to 19. South Goa’s weekly positivity rate for the same period is relatively lower at 35.95% and ranks 38th among all districts. North … Read more

22.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA About 2,000 voters eligible for postal ballot in North Goa About 2,000 voters have been found eligible to cast their votes via postal ballot in North Goa, with the number expected to go up in the coming days. The Election Commission has offered postal ballot facilities for senior citizens above the age of 80, those with … Read more

21.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Postal dept unveils cancellation on endangered squirrel A permanent pictorial cancellation on the endangered Grizzled Squirrel was recently released in Goa as a part of the Goa@60 celebrations by the department of posts, Goa Division. The department of posts, Goa Division has brought several facets of the birds, endangered birds, water birds, butterflies and moths diversity in Goa through picture post cards. The … Read more

20.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA Private forest at Vagheri being cleared for unauthorised project   Work on an unapproved project is presently under way in the densely forested area in and around the Vagheri hill in Sattari where large-scale clearing of bushes and trees has been undertaken. In addition, excavation work has been recently undertaken inside the forest leading to … Read more

19.01.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA Scientists to study magnetic anomalies in Indian Ocean   The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) has left on a 30-day expedition in the Indian Ocean to research magnetic anomalies. Scientists on the expedition aim to acquire geophysical and geological data from the central Indian Ocean.   The scientists will be making use of a magnetometer … Read more

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