Order Passed To Persecute Those Practicing Banned Fishing Techniques

Fishermen Using Banned Techniques Will Be Persecuted

Calling for a crackdown on the banned fishing techniques, Goa State’s Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar, said on Thursday that he will take up the issue on indiscriminate fishing using bull trawling and LED fishing with the central government soon. Addressing the press conference in Panaji, the minister said that officials have been given “clear instructions”…

Gramin Mitra Will Bring Panchayat Services To Your Doorstep

Gramin Mitra Concept Launched by Rohan Khaunte To Make Panchayat Services Accessible

Goa government’s newest initiative, to make services offered by panchayats available at people’s doorstep, has been launched today. Today, the Revenue Minister Rohan Khanute announced the launch of the Gramin Mitra (friend of the villagers) concept. Through this, the panchayat services such as issuance of key documents would be brought to the doorstep of the…

Pay Parking To Be Implemented In 18 Locations Across Panaji

18 Locations Across Panaji to Implement Pay Parking System

All set to re-tender the pay parking work in the city, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) has planned to cover a majority of the central Panaji area under pay parking system. There are 18 locations in the city that have been notified by the collector (North Goa) as pay parking zones. Previously,…

GFP “Compromise” on Nationalisation of River and Support Coal Handling from Mormugao Port

GFP on Nationalisation of River

The nationalisation of rivers, which was pre-alliance, opposed by the now ruling party allies Goa Forward Party (GFP), have now come to accept the project concerning six rivers of Goa. However, GFP’s chief spokesperson, Prashant Naik did reveal that his party does fear that if nationalising of rivers is not looked into properly, it might…

Tejas Express with World Class Facilities to run on Mumbai – Goa Route from June

Commuters that frequent the Indian Railways travelling between Mumbai and Goa will soon be spoilt for choice, with the news of Tejas Express’ hitting the in June. The state-of-the-art coach is equipped with high-end facilities. The 20-coach Tejas Express is the first such project initiated by the Indian Railways, by incorporating world-class facilities for a…

Parrikar Proposes Setting Up Startup Promotion Board

In a move that will improve the IT infrastructure within the state at the same time create an estimated 4,000 jobs a year, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has proposed to set up a Startup Promotion Board (similar to the Investment Promotion Board) and encourage the setting up of incubation centres across Goa. Earlier he had…

E-Petition Tells CM To Bring Ola and Uber To Goa

Bring Ola and Uber to Goa says E-Petition to CM

An NRI of Goan origin Mahesh Sardesai, began a e-petition on Change.org, demanding that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar bring cab services such as Ola and Uber to Goa, which is one of the top tourist destinations of the country. Within a matter of a few hours 3,839 supporters had signed the petition, which is evidence…

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