Goa government

NGT raps Goa govt over delay in identification and demarcation of private forest

The tribunal warned that if the exercise is not completed within the stipulated time, coercive measures may have to be taken if the concerned officers do not behave responsibly.

published on : 11th January 2021

IIT Goa will come up, ready for discussion with protestors, says CM Pramod Sawant

People in the area have been protesting at the site over the past four months against the project and stalling work, officials said.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Congress threatens to launch agitation against Goa govt if cannabis cultivation not scrappep

Addressing media in Panjim, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Amarnath Panajikar said that the BJP government in the state is promoting the drug trade in Goa.

published on : 31st December 2020

Raghav Chadha slams Goa govt for arresting AAP leaders

The campaign has, however, been temporarily suspended following the announcement of Zilla Panchayat election (on December 12) and enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct in the region.

published on : 7th December 2020

Goa CM Pramod Sawant invites President Ram Nath Kovind for 'Liberation Day' celebration

The Goa government on Friday announced a year-long program to celebrate 60th year of the state's liberation from Portuguese rule.

published on : 28th November 2020

Goa government to install statue of soccer great late Diego Maradona

Maradona, considered the greatest footballer of all time alongside Brazil's Pele, died following a cardiac arrest, two weeks after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain.

published on : 25th November 2020

Goa government revokes nod to Sunburn EDM festival after facing flak

State tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that the department has decided to withdraw the permission granted to the organisers of Sunburn 2020.

published on : 7th November 2020

Goa government seeks apology from Karan Johar's production house for 'littering' 

After the issue was highlighted on social media, the state-run Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to the lines producer hired by Dharma Productions.

published on : 28th October 2020

Schools won't reopen in Goa unless everybody is on board: CM Pramod Sawant

As part of the Unlock 5.0 guidelines, states have been asked to decide on reopening schools from October 15.

published on : 11th October 2020

Karnataka snubs Goa govt's contempt petition over Mahadayi river

Goa CM Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said his government has filed a contempt petition in SC against Karnataka for allegedly diverting the Mahadayi river water.

published on : 7th October 2020

Goa to prepare SOP on providing oxygen to COVID-19 patients

Anaesthesia technicians that are being trained will be deployed to monitor oxygen supply to patients either in the ward or remotely.

published on : 18th September 2020

'Highly critical' COVID-19 patients to be treated at Goa Medical College and Hospital

The other two designated treatment facilities, ESI Hospital in Margao (South Goa) and Sub District Hospital in Ponda (North Goa), will treat asymptomatic patients or those with moderate symptoms.

published on : 14th August 2020

Goa government clears telecom policy to resolve internet issues

A single-window permit system has been adopted, wherein only the public works department will grant permission to companies for setting up mobile towers, the chief minister said.

published on : 12th August 2020

Goa may drop China consultancy firm from bridge project

PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar said the Goa government would look at importing construction material required for the bridge from other countries, if the Centre formally banned imports from China.

published on : 22nd June 2020

Goa likely to allow more activities, hints CM Sawant

The Chief Minister also said that the exit of more than 87,000 migrant workers from the state had put several industries, including the real estate industry, into a fix.

published on : 1st June 2020
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