31.01.19 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Conservation scheme mooted for heritage houses   The town and country planning board has offered to help such individuals conserve their homes while also generating income for themselves.   The scheme was aimed at discouraging owners of heritage properties from selling them by promoting and incentivising homestays, adding that the concept finds its roots … Read more

31.01.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Jobless in Rajasthan to get RS 3,000 a month dole from March 1   Rajasthan is one of the worst performers in terms of generating employment. According to the December 2018 report of the Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate in the state went up to 7.7% last year. … Read more

30.01.19 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA At 43%, Goa’s unaccounted water is way over permissible limit   An analysis of water supplied in four major water treatment plants in the state shows that unaccounted water ranges from 35% to nearly 43%. Unaccounted water is water that is lost during its supply from the water treatment plants to the consumer. Leakages in transmission lines … Read more

30.01.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Sikar has 649 girls per 1,000 boys, worst in Rajasthan: Report   The recently released Central Registration System figures are contradictory to the figures released by the state. While the Centre has claimed that the state recorded an average SRB of 806 in 2016, the state had then claimed 939 girls had been born … Read more

29.01.19 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa passes bill to ban drinking on its beaches   Legislators cutting across party lines unanimously passed the Goa Tourist Places (Protection and Maintenance) (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to crack down on tourists who drink and cook in public.   With the bill passed, any tourist found drinking alcohol, breaking bottles or cooking … Read more

29.01.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government clears 4% quota for persons with disabilities   The state government on Thursday (January 24) approved four per cent reservation for persons with disabilities in government jobs and education.   In Rajasthan, persons with disabilities already enjoyed three per cent reservation in government jobs and education. It has now been increased from three … Read more

27-28.01.19 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Solar ‘prosumers’ to get 50 per cent subsidy   To incentivise production of solar power in the state, the cabinet has approved amendments to the Goa State Solar Policy 2017 where small and large prosumers (consumers and producers of solar power) will receive 50% subsidy instead of the earlier proposed interest-free loan that was be recovered … Read more

27-28.01.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Panel submits report on farm loan waiver   The interdepartmental ministerial committee constituted to recommend the farm loan waiver model for Rajasthan has submitted its report to chief minister.   As far as the loan in the co-operative sector is concerned, it is not an issue as it is in the states purview, but … Read more

26.01.19 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Cabinet gives nod to GST amendment   As part of an effort to streamline the existing Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, the council of ministers approved the Goa Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2019, which paves the way for the bill to be introduced in the assembly in the coming session. The amendment proposes … Read more

26.01.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN CM to launch campaign to rid state from anaemia   Chief minister Ashok Gehlot will launch a campaign in Jodhpur aiming to free the state from anaemia as part of the Centre’s nationwide Anaemia Mukt Bharat (anaemia free India) drive launched in December last year.   According to the National Family Heath Survey- 4 … Read more

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