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GSUDA to hold two job fairs in Panaji, Margao

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa State Urban Development Agency (GSUDA) under the National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) is organising two job fairs in Panaji and Margao for 2000 trainees who were selected from 14 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and received training in various skills oriented courses. In Panaji, the placement fair will take place in CCP hall on February ... Read More »

CII gives thumbs-up to budget

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Giving the thumbs-up to the Union interim budget presented in the Parliament on Friday by Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal,  vice-chairman of CII (Goa council) and director of Sancoale Shipping Lalit Saraswat  said that more money in hand will mean increased domestic demand that will positively impact businesses. Participating in a panel discussion on the interim ... Read More »

Some densely populated villages up for more commercial activities

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Seven villages in the state broadly fit into the criteria of densely populated rural areas with a population of more than 2,161 persons per square kilometre under the new Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2018. The villages  fit into the category for reduction in no-development zone to 50 metre from high tide line or width of the ... Read More »

Surge in exports of Goa’s depleting fish catch

NT NETWORK   PANAJI After mining and tourism sectors, yet another sector of the Goan economy may head towards turmoil. The fishing sector has witnessed a huge surge in fish exports over the last three years even as the state has been witnessing a substantial decline in fish catch over the years. As per the data provided by the government ... Read More »

Mancurad mangoes

Mancurad mangoes were available at the Panaji municipal market on Friday. The particular fruits were being sold by a vendor for Rs  300 a piece Please like & share: Read More »

Government considering amending public health act, says Vishwajit

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Friday, said that the government is considering amending the Goa, Daman and Diu Public Health Act, 1985, making it mandatory for the school canteen operators to fulfil the dietary and nutrition requirements for students. “There is a need to have a scientific approach towards the needs of the children. Canteen in schools ... Read More »

‘Enforcement agencies turning a blind eye to illegal fishing’

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Goa unit of Bharat Mukti Morcha (BMM), on Friday, made serious charges against the enforcement wing of the fisheries department as well as the coastal police. The BMM alleged that the agencies concerned do not “respond” whenever the incidents of illegal fishing in the River Zuari are reported to them. Traditional fishermen, mainly from Siridao, Cacra, Nauxi, ... Read More »

TCP Board approves Taleigao ODP

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Town and Country Planning Board, on Friday, accorded its approval to the outline development plan (ODP) 2028 for Taleigao. The Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority, which was constituted on January 31, 2018, had submitted the ODP for Taleigao, planning for various amenities, for the benefit of the society. The Board meeting chaired by TCP ... Read More »

Mauvin, Vishwajit to meet civil aviation minister in Delhi

NT NETWORK   VASCO Minister for Panchayats Mauvin Godinho has informed that the Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu has agreed in principle to provide necessary equipment for the newly-inaugurated sub-district hospital at Chicalim and also for handling garbage in panchayat areas, falling within the radius of Dabolim airport, under corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds of the Airport Authority ... Read More »

S Goa ZP to field candidate in LS polls if demand for more funds not met

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Seeking a development fund of Rs one crore each to the 25 ZP constituencies in the district, South Goa Zilla Panchayat (SGZP) has said to field a member as candidate at the forthcoming Lok Sabha election if the demand is not met. A ZP member presently receives annual development grant of Rs 40 lakh. SGZP deputy ... Read More »