For the year 2016-17 Goa has 463 out-of-school children

out of school children in Goa

The state authorities have identified 463 out-of-school children for the academic year 2016-17. Of the 463 out-of-school children, 51 will be provided training and are expected to be introduced to the mainstream schooling. Majority of these out-of-school children belong to migrant workers who hail from the states of Odisha, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra. Under the Sarva…

Parrikar thanks Divijay Singh for the Govt. formation in Goa

Goa’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has thanked Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh for helping the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) form the government in Goa. He did so during his farewell speech in Rajya Sabha. “I also thank Digvijaya Singh, because he was roaming around in Goa and I was able to form the government,” said…

Vijai’s Skepticism On RP 2021 and TCP’s Functioning

Goa’s coalition cabinet led by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar have started showing of how this team will likely function in the state for the next five years. Town and Country Planning (TCP) Minister, Vijai Sardesai conveyed his doubt on the capability of fulfilling the promise made by the CM in the budget speech of delivering…

Ban on Drinking in Public Places to be Enforced Soon

In order to promote the state as a “family tourist destination”, the Goa government had amended the Goa Excise Duty Act, 1964 in effect that those who were caught consuming alcohol in public ‘no alcohol consumption zones’ would be imposed with heavy fines of up to Rs. 10,000. Now officials from the Excise Department are…

Goa’s Move To Aid IT and ICT Industry

In a move that will help the growth of IT (information technology) and also improve the existing IT ecosystem in the state, Goa signed to MoUs on Friday, one with Telangana and another with MAIT. Goa – Telangana MoU As per the pact signed between Telangana and Goa, TASK and T-Hub will lend their support…

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