16.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa: In a 1st, MLAs take oath before govt formation In a first, the Goa legislative assembly was constituted on Tuesday before the formation of the government. Pro-tem speaker Ganesh Gaonkar administered the oath to the 39 newly-elected MLAs. Seventeen of the new MLAs took the oath in English, 15 in Konkani and seven … Read more

13-14.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Mando fest puts spotlight on need to protect tradition with state patronage   Despite being a nearly two-centuries-long tradition in Goa, Mando — a rich art form even older than the more successful tiatr — is struggling to survive. Various speakers at the MandoUtsov 2022, organised recently by St MatevachimNokhetram at Azossim, bemoaned the lack of government support … Read more

12.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   New govt must focus on needs of private sector   Worried after the exit polls predicted a hung assembly, Goa’s private sector let out a sign of relief after voters gave a clear mandate to BJP. The industry now hopes that with a stable government in place, the needs and concerns of the … Read more

11.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Focus on policy-making, appoint professionals to run GIDC: Industry   oncerned about political interference, Goa’s industrialists have said that the next state government must appoint professionals to head the Goa Industrial Development Corporation and other bodies that deal with permissions for the manufacturing sector. Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) said politicians and MLAs should focus … Read more

10.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Cabinet moves to dissolve assembly   A day after the assembly election results, which gave BJP 20 seats, the state cabinet  decided to recommend to the governor to dissolve the assembly on Monday. The tenure of the current House ends on March 16.   Sawant said, he led a cabinet meeting at the assembly complex in Porvorim. Sawant also thanked … Read more

09.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa to ask central board to delist 5 river stretches from polluted list   Goa will ask Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to delist five of the state’s river stretches from the polluted list, after these stretches were found to be now complying with the Board’s prescribed standard. CPCB had earlier classified all of … Read more

08.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA MPA to redevelop berth 9 to handle iron ore export   While a cloud still hangs over the resumption of Goa’s crucial mining sector, the Mormugao Port Authority (MPA) appears confident about the industry’s future and plans to go ahead with the Rs 842 crore project to redevelop berth No. 9 and three barge jetties. Highlighting the importance of the … Read more

07.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Fishermen demand scrapping of Ports Bill Fishermen have demanded immediate scrapping of the Major Ports Authority Bill and have decided to submit a memorandum when the new state cabinet is formed. “The Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) will have detrimental effect on the fishing community of Goa. Prior to its implementation the authorities should have taken the opinions and objections of … Read more

05-06.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Govt plans to make Panaji smart by April   The ambitious Rs 180-crore Goa Intelligent City Management System (GICMS) continues to be delayed, with Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd (IPSCDL) officials now looking at a mid-April deadline to go live. The GICMS project, which includes the integrated command and control centre at Altinho, is languishing … Read more

04.03.22 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Marine interpretation centre to come up at Galgibaga soon   A nearly 200sqm mangrove and marine interpretation centre will soon be set up at Galgibaga in Canacona by the conservator of forests, wildlife and eco-tourism. The proposal was recently approved by the Goa coastal zone management authority (GCZMA). GCZMA had earlier drawn up a plan for the state’s four Olive … Read more

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