30.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Goa government hopes to store solar power for use in peak hours   In a bid to address the fluctuation in power supply during peak load periods, the state government is exploring renewable energy storage technology, which will release power generated via solar plants back into the state’s power grid during peak hours. The state electricity department is working with Solar Energy … Read more

29.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Each dept should adopt one village to fulfil Swayampurna Goa mission: CM Pramod Sawant   Chief minister Pramod Sawant has directed government departments to “adopt” a village each in pursuance of the Swayampurna Goa mission, and said that each department’s head should visit their village at least once a week. Sawant met the empowered working group that … Read more

28.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA Govt names police sub-inspector in each station to check dhirios in Goa Goa police has appointed a police sub-inspector in each police station in charge of all animal cruelty cases. The move came after an organisation approached the high court of Bombay at Goa alleging that the government is turning a blind eye to bullfights … Read more

26-27.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA   Tourism policy shifts focus to Goa’s culture, heritage     Goa’s hospitality industry though rides on coastal tourism and casinos have hogged the limelight in the last few years, Goa tourism policy 2020 aims to change that perception by promoting eco-tourism, cultural and heritage tourism. The policy talks about encouraging tourists to … Read more

25.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA State set to use barren land to install solar plants to create power The state government has decided to set up solar power plants on barren and uncultivated lands to generate solar power in Goa. The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) invited expression of interest from bidders to set up a minimum 500kW and maximum 2mW capacity grid connected … Read more

24.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA Basic infra for Tuem project by March, CM tells investors Inviting manufacturing firms to invest in the electronic manufacturing cluster at Tuem, a project that is running at least three years behind schedule, chief minister Pramod Sawant promised to complete the road connectivity and other infrastructure amenities by March 2022. Sawant admitted that the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) project, which was … Read more

23.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Goa: Soon, get permission to cut trees online After the high court of Bombay at Goa expressed shock that tree authorities for North and South Goa had not met since their constitution in 2012, the authorities held a joint meeting based on court directives. A compliance report, as directed by the court, was filed, where … Read more

22.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA   State ups the ante on sustainable development goals In a bid to improve Goa’s position on Niti Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, the state government has asked 16 departments to constitute SDG cells in their respective departments. Each cell, which will include a statistician, will be responsible for ensuring that they work towards the SDG that correspond … Read more

21.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

  GOA Goa govt brings village tourism into focus The state government has notified the Tourist Villages Development Scheme 2021 for setting up infrastructure in rural areas through village panchayats with the objective of creating “a village tourism circuit that acts as an independent and strong tourism product”, to attract “responsible” visitors. Funds up to Rs 50 lakh will be allocated to a … Read more

19-20.09.21 Daily GOAPSC Current Affairs

GOA   Vasco air pollution: IIT-Bombay submits final draft report IIT-Bombay has submitted its final draft report on the source appropriation study to pinpoint the cause of air pollution in Vasco. The Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) will deliberate on the findings towards the end of this month. The board’s member secretary said that the IIT’s report is … Read more

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