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

07.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Health cards likely to be must for all migrant labour   Health cards could be made compulsory for all migrant workers in Goa to facilitate timely detection of malaria.   According to Goa, Daman and Diu Public Health Act, 1985 and Rules, 1987, it is mandatory for migrant workers only at construction sites to be screened for malaria … Read more 07.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

05.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Air quality in Goa’s urban areas worsens in 2017-18   High density of vehicles, inadequate monitoring system for checking vehicular emission and operation of condemnable vehicles is contributing to the deterioration of the air quality in the state’s major towns and cities, sources said. The air quality index values compiled by Goa State Pollution Control Board … Read more 05.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

03-04.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Colleges allowed to increase seats by 10% Goa University’s (GU) academic council has given affiliated colleges blanket approval to increase the number of seats for their first year (FY) courses by 10%. This is the third straight year that GU has issued this approval, and is meant to enable colleges to accomodate more students.   The … Read more 03-04.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

15.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Govt launches scheme to boost pork production   The state government has announced a ‘Varah Palan Scheme’ to provide financial assistance for the purchase and rearing of exotic and crossbred pigs and to augment pork production in the state. While any farmer residing in Goa for a minimum of five years is eligible under the scheme, … Read more 15.02.18 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

08.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

  GOA Government to spend Rs 300 crore to procure quality mobile toilets: Parrikar   Stating that the government will spend Rs 300 crore in procuring quality mobile toilets having a biodigester system, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that his endeavour would be to ensure that no house remains without a toilet by October 2.   Each … Read more 08.02.18 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

1.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Register vehicles for minor mineral transport   In its effort to regulate minor mineral transportation, owners of all vehicles used for the purpose have been directed to register their vehicles with the directorate of mines and geology (DMG).   The decision that has been taken is aimed at stopping illegal mining of minor minerals and ensuring proper collection … Read more 1.02.18 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