30-31.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Govt notifies draft ODP-2031 for 4 areas, two months for scrutiny   With three months to go for the 2022 assembly elections, the state government has opened up the outline development plans (ODP) 2031 for Margao, Ponda, Kadamba Plateau and Panaji, even though the present plans are valid till 2028. The South Goa planning and … Read more

29.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA   Goa: Monthly assistance to widows up by Rs 500   The state cabinet on Friday amended the Dayanand Social Security Scheme (DSSS) to increase monthly financial assistance to widows from the existing Rs 2,000 to Rs 2,500. As many as 35,145 widows presently avail of benefits under the scheme that provides monetary aid to the most … Read more

28.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Solar energy boost for ‘powerless’ homes   With an aim to achieve 100% electrification for households in Goa, the state cabinet on Friday granted approval for the appointment of an agency to install up to 150 additional solar PV systems for households that have no power. Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL) has been appointed … Read more

27.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA   Minimum temperature falls by 1 degree Celsius in Goa   Minimum temperature has started falling from October 27 as per the India meteorological department (IMD) and was one degree Celsius below its normal value on Thursday. This will continue to persist for another 24 hours, the IMD said. The minimum temperature recorded in Panaji on Thursday … Read more

26.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Norway explores ties with Goa on sustainable solutions   Norway, which has made tremendous strides in green energy, ship building and urban waste management, is keen to increase its strategic partnership with Goa, said Norwegian consul general Arne Jan Flolo, who was on his first official visit to the state. Norway is exploring ties and opportunities in Goa … Read more

24-25.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA   Swasth Mahila, Swasth Goa Initiative   Swasth Mahila, Swasth Goa initiative was started by the “YouWeCan Foundation” in Goa. Highlights ♦ The initiative was started by the YouWeCan foundation, run by international cricket icon and philanthropic Yuvraj Singh. ♦ The foundation has partnered with the SBI and Goa’s state governments and aims … Read more

23.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA Data analysts to help Panaji tackle climate change As the threat of climate change grows real year on year, Goa’s capital city, Panaji, is emerging as one of the most vulnerable areas. Recognising this, the Atal Incubation Centre at the Goa Institute of Management (AICGIM), Sakhali, set up under Niti Aayog, is set … Read more

22.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA PM to address Goans on Swayampurna Goem programme success, says Sawant Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address Goans at 11am on October 23. He will directly interact with seven Goans involved in the implementation and who have benefited from the Atmanirbhar Bharat, Swayampurna Goem programme. Screens will be installed at all major public … Read more

21.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Govt depts told to update websites with relevant info Chief information commissioner Vishwas R Satarkar has instructed all departments to update their websites and proactively disseminate information under the Right to Information Act. Satarkar said the commission will organise various programmes to raise awareness about the act and will try its best to reach … Read more

20.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Govt brings bill to amend tree act The House has introduced a Bill seeking to make changes to the Goa Preservation of Trees Act, including the definition of tree. As per the Bill, a tree means “any woody plant whose branches spring from and are supported upon a truck or body and whose trunk … Read more

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