31.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa Shipyard Ltd inks Rs 6,200 crore deal with defence ministry Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has bagged a Rs 6,200 crore contract to build seven Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPV) for the Indian Navy. The contract is part of a Rs 9,781 crore order for 11 NGOPVs that the ministry of defence finalised. Deliveries of the NGOPVs will … Read more

30.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA    For govt projects, Goa moves to acquire comunidade land After facing stiff opposition to its land acquisition initiatives, the state government has now decided to acquire comunidade land for public projects, with the prior consent of the respective comunidades. Chief minister Pramod Sawant told TOI that around 30% of land in Goa belongs to comunidades. … Read more

29.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Agriculture land to be out of bounds for non-Goan non-farmers Amid unbridled demand for land by out-of-state buyers, the cabinet initiated crucial steps to protect Goa’s agricultural land by approving a bill that will effectively ban the sale of such land to non-farmers from outside the state. The bill is also expected to … Read more

28.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa cabinet nod to amend telecom infra policy to roll out 5G services The state cabinet on Tuesday granted approval to amend the Goa Telecom Infrastructure Policy for rolling out 5G mobile services in the state. This decision is likely to provide relief to consumers who face mobile connectivity issues. The ministry of communications (department of telecommunications), government … Read more

26-27.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA Of nearly 30,000 MSMEs registered in Goa, 6,000 are owned by women Of the 29,769 Goan business enterprises registered with the Union ministry of micro, small & medium enterprises (MSMEs), 22% or 6,578 are women-owned entities, stated the data released by the Centre on Thursday. As expected, a significant number of women-owned MSMEs, 6,467, are … Read more

25.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Goa: In new bill, industries can buy agriculture land ‘to pursue farming’ The Goa Restriction on Transfer of Agricultural Land Bill, 2023, introduced in the assembly, has provisions for industries, cooperative farming societies, and non-agriculturists who intend to buy agricultural land to pursue farming. Farmers cannot sell agricultural land to non-agriculturists unless the collector concerned grants permission. … Read more

24.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Riding on Mopa, tourism, mining, Goa expects 10.3% growth this year   After years of sluggishness due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government expects Goa’s economy to grow by 10.3% in the coming financial year. The growth is likely to be driven by the newly-constructed Manohar International Airport at Mopa, tourism, and the anticipated … Read more

23.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA State guidelines for app cabs, panel to be set up The state plans to frame new rules for public transport aggregators like Ola and Uber in Maharashtra and a committee is likely to be appointed by month-end to draft the guidelines, a senior official from state transport department told TOI on Wednesday. The guidelines will be aimed at … Read more

22.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Goa’s sacred trees are steeped in tradition, says governor Expressing his love for sacred trees in the state, Goa governor PS Shreedharan Pillai said that he is keen on learning about the rich eco-cultural traditions of such trees. He recently visited the Holy Spirit Church, Margao and was informed of the history of Maddi (Sterculia … Read more

21.3.23 GOAPSC Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Traffic sentinel scheme to return in Goa, but only for cops The state government is set to bring back the traffic sentinel scheme from April, but with a twist. Instead of citizen involvement and monetary rewards, only police personnel will now be allowed to photograph and report violators. Instead of cash rewards, they will be … Read more

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