30.09.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Need new strategy to take tourism forward: Stakeholders As Goa tourism takes baby steps towards normalcy, it will have to re-strategise to remain relevant post the pandemic. Stakeholders feel the “old formula” of marketing and promotion will not work since the world is experiencing dramatic changes due to Covid. The primary step would be working towards … Read more

29.09.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Air quality ‘satisfactory’, better than last year: Report The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has categorised air quality in the state in 2019-20 as “satisfactory”. The board monitored ambient air quality at 17 locations from March 2019 to this March, and submitted its report to the environment department. The directorate of transport (DoT) has also submitted an action plan to reduce … Read more

28.09.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa first state to provide tap water to every household: CM Pramod Sawant Chief minister Pramod Sawant said that Goa has become the first state in the country to provide tap water to every household under the Har Ghar Jal Yojana. The state government will receive Rs 150 crore under Jal Jeevan Mission to upgrade and set up new … Read more

26-27.09.20 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Govt will take up planting rare herbs, promote hinterland tourism: CM Planting rare medicinal plants, promoting hinterland tourism and efforts to reduce man-animal conflict in forest areas are some initiatives that the Goa government will take soon up, chief minister Pramod Sawant said, observed from October 2 to 8 with a series of online events and … Read more

25.09.2020 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA NAAC assessment for varsity delayed by over a year The five-year validity of the accreditation granted to Goa University by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) ended in September 2019. The process for the new accreditation cycle has been delayed for GU by over a year now, as the varsity is still in … Read more

24.09.2020 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Wildlife expert bats for tiger reserve in Goa Between 2009 and 2020, Goa lost five tigers with four deaths reported in January this year itself. The National Tiger Conservation Authority’s (NTCA) report in February, while asking Goa government to declare the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary a tiger reserve, had found the state’s efforts severely lacking … Read more

23.09.2020 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Survey in 20 Goan villages for local job opportunities ighty volunteers of the Centre for Promoting Indian Economy (CPIE), led by four economists and six college lecturers, have started a unique survey of 20 Goan hinterland villages. The survey aims to generate jobs locally – within the village setup – and ensure that unemployed … Read more

22.09.2020 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA Startup policy to get 6-month extension, revamp in works   With the revamped startup policy yet to be finalised, the state government said that the existing Goa Startup Policy 2017, which lapses this month, will be extended till February. Goa’s Startup Promotion Cell (SPC) has already begun work on the new policy, which will focus on … Read more

21-09.2020 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GOA 51st IFFI to be held from 16th to 24th January next year in Goa The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India, IFFI  will be held from 16th to 24th January, next year in Goa. Earlier it was scheduled to be held from 20th November to 28th November, this year. The postponement … Read more

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