31.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

GOA   Ready to drop ‘Bhumiputra’ from bill name, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant Faced with widespread criticism against the hurriedly-passed Goa Bhumiputra Adhikarni Bill, 2021, chief minister Pramod Sawant  night conceded one “demand”, and promised to drop the word ‘Bhumiputra’ from the bill. Sawant, in a recorded statement released on Tuesday night, said the bill would be … Read more

29.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

GOA   Cuncolim emergency centre to start in 1 month Chief minister Pramod Sawant assured Cuncolim locals that the new medical dispensary and emergency care centre would be functional within a month. The facility, consisting of two halls of 10 rooms each, was built under the golden jubilee funds allotted to every municipality by the state government. Each municipality … Read more

28.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

  GOA Child welfare committees constituted Department of women and child development has constituted a new child welfare committee (CWC) for each district while the process to constitute a new juvenile justice board is under way. The CWCs are appointed to protect the interest of children, and I know, even previous members had the children’s interest at heart but thanks to … Read more Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

GOA   State starts process to get GI tag for 3 Goan mango types The Goa state council for science and technology has filed an application for the registration of Geographical Indication (GI) for the Goa Mankur (Mankurad) mango variant and is presently working on obtaining similar status for the Mangelar and Mussarat mango varieties. A GI tag protects the produce … Read more

24.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

GOA Study on for multi-modal logistics park in Panaji The Union ministry for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is working on a pre-feasibility study for the proposed multi-modal logistics park, which is expected to come up around the state capital. The park will be developed by a private player and the model concession agreement and request for proposal is in the … Read more

23.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

GOA Municipality amendment bill can be sent to select committee’ Urban development minister Milind Naik said that the Municipality (Amendment) Bill, 2021 can be sent to the select committee for deliberation before it is passed. The bill devolves partial power to carry out delimitation and reservation to the State Election Commission, and is aimed at conducting polls … Read more

22.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs.

GOA As National Education Policy era dawns, Goa offers first BEd in special education Goa is now among few states in the country to offer a BEd programme in special education, which is also supported by the government so students can pursue it at a subsidised fee. As the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) begins in the … Read more

21.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Goa’s mangroves have unique food and medicine, need management   Mangroves are popular as fish nurseries and nature’s defence systems. In Goa, they are a perfect setting for unique celebrations, crocodile worship and boat festivals even as their potential for honey, vegetables and medicinal benefits need to be explored.   Making a case for comprehensive mapping … Read more

20.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Nabard raises Goa’s credit limit to Rs 350 crore   The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has agreed to increase the credit limit for Goa to Rs 350 crore, chief minister Pramod Sawant said at Sakhali. Various projects are being implemented in the state in collaboration with Nabard. “Nabard has agreed to complete any … Read more

18-19.07.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Goan mining firm barred from Odisha mine e-auction     The Odisha government has debarred Goan mining company Sociedade De Fomento Industries Private Limited from participating in the Nadidih Iron Ore Block (BICO) e-auctioning scheduled on August 24. The mine was earlier allotted to the company and has now been placed for e-auctioning as it failed to commence operations. The Odisha … Read more

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