31.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA V M Salgaocar Trust to fund chair on wildlife studies at Goa University   The V M Salgaocar Trust will be funding a chair to promote wildlife studies at Goa University, besides offering a post-doctoral fellowship in the subject. The V M Salgaocar Chair in Wildlife Studies will be established under the visiting research professor programme of GU and … Read more

30.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Utilise funds from Rs 300cr sanctioned to set up cancer hosp’   The state government must utilise the Rs 300 crore sanctioned by the centre for celebrating the diamond jubilee year of Goa’s Liberation to setup a research institute for virology and a full-fledged cancer hospital, said Lok Sabha MP Francisco Sardinha. Sardinha said that in light of the increase … Read more

28-29.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Govt’s PPP cell to call shots for e-auction of SEZ land   After overseeing the request for proposal (RFP) of the Dongri Tal II coal mine block, the state government’s public private partnership (PPP) cell will now play a key role in the auctioning of SEZ land that was repossessed. The e-auction committee for the SEZ land has decided to proceed with … Read more

27.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Industries dept aims to get GI tag for more Goan products   The department for industries, trade and commerce aims to obtain Geographical Indication (GI) tags for more local products. The department also plans to ensure maximum registration of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on the Udyam registration portal and to ensure at … Read more

26.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa: Central govt co to boost infra projects   The Goa government  signed a MoU with India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), an enterprise fully owned by the government of India, for infrastructure development on PPP basis. The MoU was signed in the presence of chief minister Pramod Sawant, MD IIFCL Jaishankar and deputy CEO Palash Srivatsava. Goa chief … Read more

25.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Govt gets go ahead for next five months expenses   The state government sought a vote on account for five months to meet the expenses of the state till the budget for 2021-22 is passed later in July when the state legislative assembly reconvenes. The House passed the Goa Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 2021, which enables the Pramod Sawant government to … Read more

24.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Health dept looks to target 3L people in next phase   The response to the health department’s vaccinationation drive continues to remain slow, with little over 1 lakh citizens having received the shot. Those covered by the vaccine include healthcare workers (HCW), frontline workers (FLW), citizens in the sixty-plus age group and people in the ages … Read more

23.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Non-tax filing on rise in state since GST rollout   Ever since the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime was implemented on July 1, 2017, the commercial tax department has seen an 85% increase in the number of taxpayers who have stopped filing returns. The department has also noticed an increase in the number of cases … Read more

21-22.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa Forward to table 2 bills in House to empower SEC   Goa Forward Party (GFP) president and Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai has informed the speaker of the state legislative assembly that he intends to table two Private Member’s bills to amend the existing Goa Municipalities Act and Goa Panchayat Raj Act during the ongoing … Read more

20.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Mechanised farming to get major boost   With a view to promote mechanised farming, the state government has prepared an action plan setting out short, middle and long-term goals.   Among the short term goals to be achieved by 2021 are creation of five farm machinery banks in addition to 110 available in the state, … Read more

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