03.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

  GOA Goa govt notifies policy to handle low-grade iron ore   The state government has notified the Mining Dump Policy thus permitting handling of low-grade iron ore generated between November 23, 2007, and September 11, 2012. The government had granted approval to the new policy in December 2021, just before the code of conduct came into force, in a bid … Read more

30.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Five hospitality institutes from Portugal to conduct online workshop for Goan students As part of the existing knowledge exchange programme between India and Portugal, students from across hospitality institutes now have the opportunity to engage and participate in a two-week online programme initiated by V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) in collaboration with … Read more

28-29.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa: Govt revises fee for entry into sanctuaries In a bid to bring uniformity in the rates charged for the different wildlife protected areas in Goa, the government has approved revised rates for entry into such places. An adult will be charged Rs 100 while a child or a student will have to pay Rs 30. The rates have also … Read more

27.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa scores 2nd spot for piped water supply to rural areas After Sikkim, where 99% of all rural households have connections for piped water supply, Goa scores second in the country with 88.5% of the 1.62 lakh households who have piped water connections. As per the central government’s Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) report released recently, only six states and Union Territories in … Read more

26.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA GSIDC lists projects to complete by Sept 2021   After the state government issued a directive last week to identify major projects to be completed on priority, the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) has listed 15 projects to be completed by September 2021. The chief minister’s office (CMO) had directed the GSIDC and other departments to list 15 … Read more

25.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa gets Rs 162 crore as share of central taxes The state’s strained coffers got a slight breather after the Centre released Rs 162 crore as Goa’s share of central taxes and duties, officials said. The figure, however, is a drop from the Rs 177 crore the state received from the Centre in April. … Read more

24.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA State info commission for online RTI applications The Goa state information commission has written to the National Informatics Centre (NIC) requesting that RTI applications and replies be received online. The commission is currently sending notices to parties and is functional. Social distancing is maintained and the details of each person who comes to the commission are … Read more

23.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa govt to again regulate pre-primary schools The state government has decided to take up the task of regulating pre-primary schools in the state anew in light of provisions of the draft national education policy. In 2010, the directorate of education (DoE) had taken up the exercise of identifying and regulating pre-primary schools in Goa for the first … Read more

21-22.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa govt announces booster shot for Covid-hit economy Chief minister Pramod Sawant  announced several measures to revive the state’s sputtering economy, including permission for 12-hour shifts to all factories up to July 31 to offset the deficit in manpower due to current restrictions. In a relief to the common man, all construction licences and permissions issued … Read more

20.06.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa looks at completing 98 projects by September 2021 After declaring that no new projects will be undertaken this year, the government issued a circular desiring to review the implementation of important projects. Departments and corporations have been asked to list priority projects that can be completed before September 2021. The government wants to complete 98 projects before September … Read more

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