Goa Government

Type: Organization
Name: Goa Government
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

SC likely to hear Goa mining case today

Panaji: A special leave petition (SLP) filed by state-based NGO Goa Foundation seeking a stay against the order of the high court of Bombay at Goa directing the state government to renew 27 mining leases, is likely to come up for hearing before the Supreme ... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

'Zero Energy' house on display at Goa saint expo

A "zero energy" consuming concept house, being developed by a team from IIT-Bombay, will be exhibited during the Exposition of Spanish saint Francis Xavier later this year, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Sunday.Parrikar, an alumnus of the Indian ... [Published ProKerala.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Local authority' status for major ports under review

With disputes over the applicability of local laws to port areas becoming frequent, the status of major ports as 'local authorities', as stated in section 3(31) of the General Clauses Act, 1897, might get reviewed soon. It was likely major ports would ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Goa to have another milk cooperative; sends plan to Centre

Considering the increasing milk production in the state, the Goa government has submitted a proposal to the Centre to set up another milk cooperative union."The second (milk cooperative) union is required in the state considering that the milk production ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Dairy, Goa Government
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ban trawlers with motors exceeding 300 HP: Goa Government

Goa Government has urged the Union Government to ban trawlers mounted with motors exceeding 300 horse power from trawling the seabed.Goa state animal husbandry minister Laxmikant Parsekar, who recently attended the meeting of state ministers in Delhi ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Two plants to convert plastic waste into fuel

PANAJI: Goa government has turned to a creative solution to resolve its sticky garbage treatment problem.Taking the idiom of converting waste into wealth seriously, two plants - one in Bicholim in North Goa and another in Sonsoddo in South Goa - will ... [Published Times of India - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dy CM wooes NRI Goans’ investments

Panaji: Deputy chief minister Francis D'Souza, on his recent visit to Abu Dhabi, wooed Goan NRIs to invest in their home state, assuring them of the government's support.D'Souza was in Abu Dhabi to attend a conference of Indian states on the theme of ... [Published Times of India - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Goa donates Rs.5 crore for Kashmir relief fund

The Goa government will donate Rs.5 crore for relief work in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.Speaking to reporters here, Parrikar, however, said the fund will be credited to the Prime Minister's National Relief ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Goa mining case makes its apex court comeback

Summary An NGO has challenged the HC’s order on renewal of 27 iron ore mining leases, including that of Sesa Sterlite, in the apex court.The issue of allowing mines to resume operations in Goa has once again reached the Supreme Court. An NGO has challenged ... [Published Financial Express - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Govt to contribute 5cr for J&K flood victims

Panaji: The Goa government has decided to contribute 5 crore for relief work in flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir, it was decided at the state cabinet meeting on Wednesday.Chief minister Manohar Parrikar told mediapersons that a bank account will also be ... [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Goa's mining mess may land up at SC door again

e Court may soon have to adjudicate over the Goa government's questionable efforts to restart the tainted multi-billion rupee iron ore mining sector, which has been plagued by a Rs.35,000 crore scam involving a nexus of politicians and bureaucrats.A recent ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Goa's beaches to be garbage-free within a year, says CM Manohar Parrikar

The Goa Government on Monday launched a campaign to make the State's beaches , which attract millions of tourists from all over India and abroad, free of garbage within a year. Private contractors given the job to clean-up the seasides dotting Goa have ... [Published DNA India - Sep 15 2014]

Quotes

"Whether high court could issue a direction to the Goa government to mandatorily execute the lease deeds in favour of the mining companies when section 8(3) of the MMDR act requires the state to decide first whether renewal of the mining lease is in the interest of mineral development" the SLP questioned
"Dementia is surrounded by myth and stigma and in many parts of the world is still thought to be a normal part of ageing. Many people believe that if you have dementia, nothing can be done about it" says Dias pointing to the prevalent ignorance about dementia and Goa is no exception
"We are facing a lean time in iron ore until we can see the resumption of exports from Goa and that would be not only with the lifting of the ban, with the clarity around the lease extensions but also a recognition that any exports would be non-competitive with the current export duties in place" Tom Albanese, chief executive officer of Sesa Sterlite said
According to the minister, the second milk cooperative would become a reality in the next one and half years. "However, the first union will not be closed down even after the second one is set up" he said

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SC likely to hear Goa mining case today [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
Center for dementia, Alzheimer’s needed [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
'Zero Energy' house on display at Goa saint expo [Published ProKerala.com - 16 hours ago]
Falling iron ore prices to make Sesa Sterlite's... [Published BusinessWeek - 23 hours ago]
Falling iron ore prices to make Sesa Sterlite’s... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 20 2014]
'Local authority' status for major ports under ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 20 2014]
Goa to have another milk cooperative; sends pla... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
Ban trawlers with motors exceeding 300 HP: Goa ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
Two plants to convert plastic waste into fuel [Published Times of India - Sep 18 2014]
Dy CM wooes NRI Goans’ investments [Published Times of India - Sep 18 2014]
Goa donates Rs.5 crore for Kashmir relief fund [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 18 2014]
Goa mining case makes its apex court comeback [Published Financial Express - Sep 17 2014]
Govt to contribute 5cr for J&K flood victims [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
It’s official, Goa is Iffi’s permanent home [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
Honorable Chief Minister, Shri. Manohar Parrika... [Published APN News - Sep 17 2014]
IFFI moves to Goa permanently [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 17 2014]
Union government announces Goa as IFFI's perman... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 17 2014]
Goa Tourism launches ‘Clean Goa Beautiful Goa’ ... [Published Travel Trends Today - Sep 17 2014]
Helmets for pillion riders should be optional, ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Sep 16 2014]
Goa's mining mess may land up at SC door again [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 16 2014]
Goa Foundation moves Supreme Court [Published Times of India - Sep 15 2014]
Goa's beaches to be garbage-free within a year,... [Published DNA India - Sep 15 2014]
Mutalik Talks of Knocking at Court Doors [Published New Indian Express - Sep 14 2014]
Goa to replace 1000 km-long pipeline to curb no... [Published IBNLive India News - Sep 13 2014]
Goa Govt to augment water supply capacity [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 13 2014]
Goa to replace 1000 km-long pipeline to curb no... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 13 2014]
JICA project to be completed by March 2015 [Published Times of India - Sep 12 2014]
J&K floods: Sanjit safe, Prasad returns [Published Times of India - Sep 12 2014]
Centre's help to flood-hit J&K impressed Congre... [Published Jagran Post - Sep 11 2014]
Centre's help to flood-hit JK impressed Cong le... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 11 2014]
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