Goa Government

Type: Organization
Name: Goa Government
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Financial Assistance to Goa for Tourism Sector

The Indian Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Shri Shripad Yesso Naik has said that the development and promotion of various tourism destinations & products is primarily the responsibility of the respective State Government/Union ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Goa govt to pursue special status issue with Centre

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that an all party delegation will go to Delhi to follow up the demand of special status for the state.Goa government had written a letter to the Centre in January this year seeking ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Goa government faces flak over tourism junkets

The Goa BJP government faced criticism from all sections after documents tabled in the state assembly here revealed Rs.13.24 crore were spent on tourism junkets in the state, since the party came to power in 2012.The documents were tabled in the state ... [Published NewKerala.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Goa appoints KPMG, T&L to prepare 'Tourism Master Plan'

To focus on right tourism products and to identify the potential tourists visiting the state, the Goa government has appointed a consortium of KPMG Advisory Services and Spanish consultants Tourism and Leisure Advisory Services SL (T&L) to prepare a 25-year ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Goa govt to pursue special status issue with Centre

Panaji, Jul 22: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday told the Legislative Assembly that an all party delegation will go to Delhi to follow up the demand of special status for the state. Goa government had written a letter to the Centre ...Read ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

MLA Vijai Sardesai slams Goa government for failing law and order

PANAJI: Goa police filed suo moto the rape case against Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal but it took them five days to register a case against persons who stripped a woman and put chili powder in her private parts in Camurlim village recently.This is the allegation ... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Govt primary schools to get funds

PANAJI: The Goa government has formulated a scheme providing financial support of 10,000 to every government primary school whose enrollment is more than 30 students for their annual day and other cultural programmes."This will help in promoting hidden ... [Published Times of India - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cops to crack down on drunk driving in off-season too

PANAJI: Sunday's accident has spurred the traffic police to go into overdrive with their night patrols-at least one officer will be deployed throughout the night at each traffic cell, even during the off-season, promised a top cop."It was only during ... [Published Times of India - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hard time for Kannadigas who lost their houses in Goa

Karwar: The displaced Kannadiga who lost their houses (sheds) located on Baina beach in Goa have been left in lurch and they are now looking forward for proper rehabilitation. They are spending their nights in the plastic tents set up on the remains of ... [Published SahiOnline - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Goa legislature considering limited access to websites in assembly hall

PANAJI: The Goa legislative department is considering whether only certain websites can be made accessible in the legislative assembly hall and whether others can be blocked.This was stated by Rajendra Arlekar, speaker of the Goa legislative assembly ... [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court allows annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore for Goa

(Follow @steelguru on Twitter for important updates)PTI reported that the Supreme Court allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one and a half years.A bench comprising ... [Published Steel Guru - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Drinking In The Open Out, Cctvs In On Goa's Beaches

PANAJI: Visiting Goa during the next tourist season? Here's a heads-up. Drinking in the open on beaches and cooking in public is out, but CCTVs on all major beaches and courteous policemen eager to help out tourists might be in.Drinking, however, will ... [Published Silicon India - Jul 18 2014]

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"The delay in tendering of works under JICA projects resulted in additional burden of Rs 166.37 crore to the state government. Moreover, delays in tender acceptance resulted in additional liability of Rs 69.02 crore due to price escalation" the CAG report tabled on the floor of the Goa Assembly said here today
"It's a marketing strategy. If we do not promote tourism, how will we get tourists? Some money has to be spent on foreign road-shows" Parulekar told IANS
The resolution was passed on August 29, 2008. In its original form, it read, "This House strongly recommends to the government of Goa to take up with the Union government the urgent need for granting special status to Goa, on the lines of special status granted to states of Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal under Article 371 of the Constitution of India, for regulating ownership and transfer of land especially with respect to sale of land to non-residents/foreigners in order to conserve the limited land resources available for development and to ensure that the state preserves its unique identity."
"The key aim (of the master plan) is to identify the right target audience' for the state and develop a strategy to attract such tourists while ensuring sustainability" Goa Department of Tourism Director Tourism Nikhil Desai said

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Financial Assistance to Goa for Tourism Sector [Published Travel and Tour World - 6 hours ago]
KPMG and T&L to strategise Goa Tourism master plan [Published Travel Trade Journal - 6 hours ago]
Goa burdened with additional burden of Rs 166.3... [Published Economic Times - 10 hours ago]
Goa government faces flak over tourism junkets [Published NewKerala.com - 21 hours ago]
MLAs for Delhi to convince Centre of special st... [Published Times of India - 23 hours ago]
Goa appoints KPMG, T&L to prepare 'Tourism Mast... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 22 2014]
SMEV plans pilot electric two-wheeler project i... [Published Autocar Professional - Jul 22 2014]
Goa govt to pursue special status issue with Ce... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 22 2014]
MLA Vijai Sardesai slams Goa government for fai... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
Goa appoints consortium of KPMG, T&L to draft 2... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 22 2014]
KPMG and T&L to prepare Goa Tourism master plan [Published India Infoline - Jul 22 2014]
Goa govt to pursue special status issue with Ce... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 22 2014]
Chowgule College first in state to get autonomo... [Published Times of India - Jul 21 2014]
Govt primary schools to get funds [Published Times of India - Jul 21 2014]
Cops to crack down on drunk driving in off-seas... [Published Times of India - Jul 21 2014]
Hard time for Kannadigas who lost their houses ... [Published SahiOnline - Jul 21 2014]
Babus sent packing [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 19 2014]
Amitabh Bachchan likely to be chief guest of 45... [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
Delhi: IAS Officials Transferred in Bureaucrati... [Published Outlook India - Jul 19 2014]
Goa legislature considering limited access to w... [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
Supreme Court allows annual cap of 20 million t... [Published Steel Guru - Jul 19 2014]
Re-admit HIV positive children: Goa … [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 18 2014]
Drinking In The Open Out, Cctvs In On Goa's Bea... [Published Silicon India - Jul 18 2014]
Drinking in the open out, CCTVs in on Goa's bea... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 18 2014]
Regularize music teachers on contract: NCP [Published Times of India - Jul 17 2014]
Govt to crack down on tourists cooking by roads... [Published Times of India - Jul 17 2014]
Rs 10 crore scheme to boost black pepper cultiv... [Published Times of India - Jul 16 2014]
Where shawarma meets sorpotel [Published Mid Day - Jul 16 2014]
Union Govt not to fiance cost of 3rd bridge ove... [Published NetIndia123.com - Jul 15 2014]
Nirmala institute to offer course in wellness c... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
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