08.06.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa scrutinising impact of Major Port Authorities Bill   The state government is assessing the impact of the Major Port Authorities Bill 2016 on powers of various departments and local self-governing bodies, as the authority to be set up under it will have overriding powers to pursue development within port limits.   The ports administration department, with the … Read more

06.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Digital token system to end queues at transport offices   In a bid to ease the pressure of serpentine queues at the regional transport offices (RTO), the state transport department will soon be installing a digital token system at its offices. Managed by the Goa Electronics Limited (GEL), the Ponda RTO will be the first in … Read more

16.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA State govt to arm traffic cops with 100 alcometers   There will not be cheer for this move if you are among those who booze and drive and have a penchant for speed. The state government has cleared the traffic police proposal to procure 100 alcometers and fours laser speed radar guns to crackdown … Read more

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

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

03.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Centre clears Rs 62crore for cleaning Sal river   The central government has approved a project to abate pollution of river Sal at Navelim in Goa at an estimated cost of Rs 61.7 crore. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had in 2015 identified the river stretch at Navelim as one of the 302 polluted river … Read more

27.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA It’s Nobel time in Goa this February   Five nobel laureates will attend a mega international science event ‘Nobel Prize Series’ at Panaji from February 1 to February 3, 2018.   The department of science and technology will organize the event in collaboration with department of biotechnology, ministry of science and technology, government of India and … Read more

24.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA GMC hopes to earn 1 crore per month   Goa Medical College(GMC) and hospital has started charging outstation patients from January 1 and expects to rake in a monthly revenue of Rs 1 crore. Government hospitals in the state have also increased registration fees for patients, one of the contributing factors towards increased income. … Read more

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