29-30.09.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA   Goa: ‘Deteriorating water quality major concern   With water found at shallow levels, Goa is safe in terms of ground water availability, but water quality is a matter of growing concern.   The quality of water is deteriorating mainly due to biological contamination, the Goa State Pollution Control Board studies have already found faecal coliform in all rivers.   … Read more

29-30.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rs 600 crore loans sanctioned to over 5 lakh Rajasthan farmers   The state government has sanctioned Rs 600 crore for Kharif crop loans to over five lakh farmers.   Under the cooperative online registration and distribution scheme, over 20 lakh farmers had registered for loans. Out of this, around 15 lakh farmers have already been issued … Read more

28.09.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Goa tipped to beat national rabies-free deadline   Goa is set to beat the national and global target of zero human rabies deaths by five years, Mission Rabies Goa said.   The NGO has carried out 50,316 vaccinations in the state up to August 31 and has reached out to 78,437 students to spread awareness about the dangers … Read more

28.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government set to take over Sambhar Salts from Centre   Rajasthan government has started an asset-liability assessment exercise to take over loss-making Sambhar Salts Ltd from Central Public Sector Utility Hindustan Salts Ltd without any financial and legal liability.   Sambhar Salts Ltd, a subsidiary of Hindustan Salts Ltd, where the state government has 40% stake, … Read more

27.09.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA ·       Goa government discontinues single-use plastic in departments, canteens ð The practice of utilising single-use plastic crockery in government departments and their canteens will soon be a thing of the past. ð The circular urges government departments to use environment-friendly and recyclable crockery instead.   ð The order further directed that single-use plastic water … Read more

27.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·       Rajasthan govt bags first water mission awards ð The National Water Mission of Government of India awarded two prizes to the Rajasthan Government for water conservation and efficient water use practices. ð The National Water Mission has initiated annual National Water Mission Awards to recognise excellence in water conservation, efficient water use and … Read more

26.09.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA ·         Goa records 26% deficit in GST, Centre to compensate ð   Chief minister Pramod Sawant  said that there is 26 per cent deficit in the Goods and Service Tax (GST) collection in the state. He said that the state government has asked the central government to extend its compensation scheme for GST for three more years. ð  … Read more

26.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·         CM directs to ensure availability of urea ð  With a view to increase sowing during Rabi season, chief minister Ashok Gehlot directed the officials to ensure adequate availability of urea for farmers. ð  looking into the good monsoon this year, the rabi sowing is expected to increase and there should be adequate stock … Read more

25.09.19 Goa (GoaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

GOA Centre asked to provide 50% funds for National Games to be held in Goa   Chief minister Pramod Sawant said that the state has asked the Centre to provide 50 per cent of the funds required for the organisation of the National Games. Sports minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that the National Games launch event would be held in … Read more

25.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN AMD surveys to look for uranium in 15 state dists   Atomic Mineral Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a unit of the Department of Atomic Energy, plans to carry out heliborne geophysical surveys in 15 districts of Rajasthan, states a letter issued by the Hyderabad-based office of AMD.   In the airborne geophysical … Read more

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