14.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Mediclaim scheme: Govt joins hands with third party administrator   The government has tied-up with a third party administrator (TPA) in a bid to cut costs on the implementation of its universal mediclaim scheme, Deen Dayal Swashtya Seva Yojna (DDSSY).   The directorate of healthservices (DHS) had extended its contract with M/s United India Insurance Co … Read more 14.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

10.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa government may take Rs 450 crore hit from mining closure   A mainstay of Goa’s economy, the closure of mining operations is going to hurt the state for the second time in a decade. The Supreme Court’s scathing judgment will extract a heavy economic price and could not only lead to a Rs 400-450 crore revenue … Read more 10.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

02.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Government to replicate Udipi’s cage fish farming model   The state directorate of fisheries is looking to adopt Udipi’s successful model of house-to-house cage fish farming.   Initially, about 100 4m/4m sized cages will be set up that locals can install in their yards and begin fish culture.   While the practice of raising selected … Read more 02.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

30.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA In govt-aided schools, state reserves 10% seats for itself   The directorate of education (DoE) has reserved 10% of seats in government-aided schools for allotment as per its own discretion. This move by the state government is part of a framework of new guidelines for admissions to schools. The admission criteria drawn up is nearly identical to the … Read more 30.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

21 & 22.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA As summer nears, Goa’s reservoirs over 80% full   As Goa prepares for the advent of summer and the weather has begun to heat up, the reservoirs of the five major dams in the state are in a good position, with all filled upto 80% of their capacity, according to data shared by the water … Read more 21 & 22.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

20.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Mahadayi: Goa files argument challenging water diversion   Goa filed a brief summary of arguments of their senior counsel, before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal in New Delhi, challenging the proposed 12 projects by Karnataka in the Western Ghats, besides the trans-basin diversion of Mahadayi waters into Malaprabha reservoir.   Meanwhile, sources in an umbrella organisation … Read more 20.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read more Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Railway,Roades And Ports of India

Railway,Roades And Ports of India Impact on The Indian economy The Indian Railways contributes to India’s economic development, accounting for about one per cent of the GNP and the backbone of freight needs of the core sector. It accounts for six per cent of the total employment in the organised sector directly and an additional … Read more Railway,Roades And Ports of India

Reasonable restrictions on fundamental rights and right to property

Reasonable restrictions on fundamental rights and right to property Fundamental Rights are the basic rights of the people and the charter of rights contained in Part III of Constitution of India. It guarantees civil liberties such that all Indians can lead their lives in peace and harmony as citizens of India. These include individual rights … Read more Reasonable restrictions on fundamental rights and right to property

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