30.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Census 2021 to be carried out through app, using Konkani   When work of enumeration for Census 2021 begins next year, field workers will be entering the data gathered from door-to-door using an app. And, along with 17 other scheduled languages, Konkani has also been provided as an option for enumerators to feed the data in on the … Read more

29.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Lack of labour, seeds deter cultivation in Goa: Farmers   Farmers say the decline of the horticulture crop in the state is due to the lack of seeds, the laborious process of growing the bulbs, and a shortage of manpower.   The local varieties were also smaller in size compared to the bigger bulbs … Read more

28.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa: Special pupils to get loans under Chief Minister Rozgar Yojana for business   Soon, students who have completed their education from special education institutes will be provided loans to start their own businesses by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) under the Chief Minister Rozgar Yojana (CMRY), chairman of Sanjay School for Special Children, … Read more

27.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA NIO takes up assessment of 35 wetlands on priority Out of 550 wetlands spread across the state, the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has prioritised 35 water bodies for notification and initial reports have been prepared. When the case came up for hearing before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in August this year, the … Read more

26.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA At 34.5%, unemployment rate in Goa highest in country: CMIE   In news that will add to the Pramod Sawant government’s headaches, the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) on Monday said that even as the country’s unemployment rate decreased marginally to 7.5% in November, Goa emerged as the state with the highest number … Read more

24-25.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA IWAI: For funds, furnish scientific data on waterways   The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has asked the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to prepare a viability study for passenger and commercial transport on behalf of the state government, in order to seek funds from the Centre to develop the state’s waterways.   … Read more

23.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goan expats can invest in agri projects   Deputy chief minister Chandrakant Kavalekar encouraged Goan businessmen in Qatar to invest in organic agricultural projects in Goa while celebrating World Goa Day.   Once export quality agricultural produce is ready in Goa, it will require packers, exporters and marketers to sell it in the world … Read more

22.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Underground cabling soon across Goa, says Nilesh Cabral   Power minister Nilesh Cabral recently announced that estimate figures for laying underground cables across the state are made and tenders inviting bids will be floated shortly. An official said that underground cabling works worth Rs 1.8 to Rs 2 crore will be undertaken across the … Read more

21.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa looking at Karnataka, Maharashtra onion suppliers Considering the steep rise in onion prices, the Goa State Horticulture Corporation Limited (GSHCL) is in talks with suppliers in Maharashtra and Karnataka to provide subsidised onions at around Rs 65 per kg. The onions are currently sold at a price of Rs 79-80 at the horticulture … Read more

20.11.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa: Grants for schools to promote road safety Marg Suraksha’, a grant-in-aid scheme for creating awareness on road safety and civic responsibility has been notified by the government. The objective of the scheme is to promote awareness on road safety among students by establishing civic clubs in schools and colleges in the state. It … Read more

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