Consultant agencies to suggest ways to utilise Rs.500 crore fund for labour welfare

Atanasio Babush Monserrate, Minister for Revenue, Labour and Waste Management, has announced that the Department of Labour has hired a central government  approved organisation as a consultant to assist... Read more »

Goa receives 450 crores from Central government to accelerate capital welfare and developmental activities

The Central government granted Goa Rs. 450 crores in two installments of the tax devolution to the state. The funds are provided to the state to help accelerate the... Read more »

Niti Aayog pegs Goa’s unemployment figure at 1.1 lakh, Govt says only 20k

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant claimed that the figures released by NITI Aayog on unemployment in the state are inaccurate as there are several people who have already been... Read more »

Mega Job Fair draws crowds and promises of employment

The Labour and Employment Department’s Mega Job Fair saw a lot of interest on its opening day on 8th November. According to Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant, almost 5500... Read more »

Government working to boost tourism to provide self employment

One of the best ways to lower unemployment in all societies is self-employment. The level of knowledge among people regarding expanding self-employment prospects has generally increased over the past... Read more »

Goa invites bids to set up charging stations for green vehicles

Ramkrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar, Minister for Power and Renewable Energy, said that tender inviting bids to set up charging stations for green vehicles will be floated within a month as... Read more »

Upcoming Covid-19 drug has Goa imprint on it

A generic antiviral drug named Umifenovir has been developed to treat covid-19 by premiere government drug research laboratory the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI),... Read more »

Export Duty on Low Grade Iron Ore scrapped

India scrapped the export duty levied on low grade iron ore lumps (below 58% iron content), reversing an earlier order from May 2022, when it had raised the duty... Read more »

CM urges corporates to give 1% of proceeds to government under CSR

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant urged corporates having operations in Goa to give 1 per cent of their proceeds to the Goa government under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)... Read more »


With the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, flights by Russian airlines have been suspended, which is a big blow to Goa’s charter season, as the same was already... Read more »

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