19.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa government announces financial support for construction workers The state government announced that all construction workers in Goa who are registered with the Labour and Employment department will receive financial support to tide over the loss of wages caused due to the novel coronavirus. The state government has formulated two schemes and will transfer the funds directly … Read more

18.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA CallDoc app launched for Goa Health minister Vishwajit Rane  launched a ‘CallDoc App’, a 24×7 initiative to bring healthcare closer to everyone’s doorstep in critical times these. Understanding the significance of lockdown and considering grievances of people, he said, Goa is taking tech-driven solutions to fight the wrath of Covid-19. INTERNATIONAL Microsoft India, NASSCOM Foundation launch … Read more

17.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA ‘An Extraordinary Life’: Book on the late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar A book on the life and times of bureaucrat-turned-politician Manohar Parrikar, who served as the defence minister and Goa chief minister, will hit the stands in April. The book titled ‘An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar’ is written by veteran journalists … Read more

15-16.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Tourists from coronavirus-hit nations visited Goa since January While the state hasn’t yet reported a Covid-19 case, official data shows that over 6,500 tourists from countries most affected by the virus – China, Italy, France and Spain – visited the state since January. The number comes from the Foreigner Regional Registration Office, which has … Read more

14.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA On anniversary of Parrikar’s death, CM vows rural infra Chief minister Pramod Sawant said that over the next two years, the government would focus on fulfilling former chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s second dream of developing infrastructure in the state’s rural areas. He also said the government would provide rural locales with 100% electricity and … Read more

13.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Mopa airport gets green clearance, with addendums   Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said that he has given environmental clearance for the Greenfield international airport at Mopa. He said that the EC will pave way for overall development for the region and boost tourism in the state.   In October 2015, the environment ministry … Read more

12.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Draft tourism policy looks to overhaul Goa’s image Goa’s draft tourism policy which awaits government approval, is focused on myriad aspects of the industry. It addresses coastal tourism, culture and heritage, nature-based tourism, leisure and entertainment, meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) and weddings, clubbed as destination development. Under coastal tourism, the draft tourism policy suggests a … Read more

11.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Self-help groups to get govt backing to develop business The Rural Development Agency (RDA) has picked four Goan villages where self-help groups (SHG) will be nurtured and later encouraged to shift towards a viable business model. SHGs have been urged to focus on agriculture, food processing, catering, bee-keeping, groundnut cultivation and other sources which can generate revenue for women. RDA will fund … Read more

10.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Indian Coast Guards conducts SAREX-2020 in Goa Final exercise of the National level Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX-2020) was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard in the sea at Vasco, South Goa district. The exercise was carried out and rehearsals for SAREX were conducted on March 4. It was observed by observers from 19 … Read more

08-09.03.20 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Power to choose tourism board should lie with government There is still no clarity over the nature of the composition of the proposed Goa tourism board (GTB) under the draft tourism policy. Uncertainty has arisen after tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar raised the ante over allowing the tourism trade body the freedom to appoint its representatives on … Read more

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