19.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Bill passed to get additional Rs 775cr for govt The Goa Appropriation (No 5) Bill, 2021, was passed in the House on Monday. The bill empowers the government to withdraw Rs 775 crore from the state’s Consolidated Fund as supplementary grants for the fiscal year 2021-22. Chief minister Pramod Sawant said that average … Read more

17-18.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa sees highest sex trafficking: Report The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report for 2020 has highlighted that sex trafficking in Goa is 1.1%, which is the highest (per capita population) in the country. In a bid to reduce the demand for commercial sexual activities, the Goa State Legal Service Authority (GSLSA), in collaboration … Read more

16.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

HARYANA Legal services delivery to be strengthened in Haryana In a sui-generis collaborative move, the Haryana Right to Service Commission has tied up with the District Legal Services Authority Ambala for further strengthening the services delivery regime in the state of Haryana. Presiding over as guest of honour at a mega legal aid camp as … Read more

15.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA   Film subsidy not released for six years The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG), on Thursday, demanded that the Entertainment Society of Goa clear the files of the film subsidies pending for six years. The delegation was led by Konkani filmmaker Laxmikant Shetgaonkar who said that the delay in subsidy has … Read more

14.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA   CM urged to stop surrogate tobacco ads   National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE), India,  submitted a memorandum to chief minister Pramod Sawant to stop surrogate advertisements of tobacco products.   NOTE president Dr Shekhar Salkar said there are several instances of surrogate advertisements pushed in the public domain by cigarette companies … Read more

13.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA   CII says govt must prioritise logistics for rapid growth   While Goa has the major infrastructure facilities such as a port, rail and road connectivity and an airport, the lack of a good logistics support system prevents the state from becoming a multi-modal logistics hub, said the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).   … Read more Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA Tourism circuit from Panaji to Bondla on cards, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant   Chief minister Pramod Sawant said said that an internal tourism circuit would be developed from Panaji to Bondla wildlife sanctuary via the Mayem lake and Arvalem. He said that this would be done under the Union government’s Swadesh Darshan Scheme.   Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) chairman Dayanand Sopte said … Read more Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA Mineral corporation to inspect Goa’s mining lease sites   Representatives from the Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL) are likely to arrive in Goa next week to conduct site visits to find out if there is vegetation or habitation in the 77 mining leases. The state government has provided documents pertaining to these 77 leases to MECL. The … Read more

09-10.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA IT firms, startups hope for time-bound implementation of govt’s new policy The state government needs to implement the Goa Startup Policy 2021 in a time-bound manner with clear guidelines and clarity on the rollout of the incentives, said startups and entrepreneurs. Stakeholders and beneficiaries of the policy incentives point out that while the department … Read more

07.10.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA Goa gets Rs 213 crore GST compensation Goa received Rs 213 crore from the Centre as compensation for GST shortfall, as part of the Rs 40,000 crore released to various states under the Centre’s back-to-back loan facility to meet the shortfall in GST collection and compensation. A similar amount was released in mid-July … Read more

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