Category Archives: Environment of Goa

Goa:Dream Destination of Tourist

Goa, Porvorim to have its own sewerage system

The project’s cost is estimated at Rs 283 crore; NABARD has already released the first instalment of Rs 93 crore Porvorim has developed at a fast pace in recent years. It now houses many residential and commercial complexes, hospitals, hotels, automobile showrooms, banks, government departments, and the Assembly complex. A High Court is also expected […]

Panaji Goa Byelection on February 13, 2015 and counting on February 16,2015

The date of the byelection for the Panaji assembly constituency has been fixed for February 13 by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Counting of votes will be done on February 16. An ECI press release states that the last date for filing of nominations is January 27. Scrutiny of nominations will be done on […]

Goa Govt bans foreign tours, new posts to cut expenditure

Following decisions to hike the value added tax (VAT) on petrol by 6.5 per cent and withdraw the Cyber Student Scheme for middle school students, which was aimed towards providing tablet PCs, the government has now gone further and decided to undertake more austerity measures, including ban on government-sponsored foreign tours and restrictions on sponsoring/ […]

Govt to relocate IT habitat to Kadamba plateau at Goa

Goa’s IT habitat project, which didn’t have takers while it was earmarked in tony Dona Paula, will be relocated to 4.5 lakh sq m of government land near the electricity department’s sub-station on Kadamba plateau, within the precincts of Chimbel village. The plateau is being developed for several years now as a residential-cum-commercial area, although […]