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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Gets First Covid Vaccine Dose

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Gets First Covid Vaccine Dose

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 03, 2021, Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant received his first dose of vaccine against COVID-19 at a primary health centre on Wednesday.

Goa Civic Polls: Bombay High Court Sets Aside Notification For Reservation Of Wards

Goa Civic Polls: Bombay High Court Sets Aside Notification For Reservation Of Wards

Press Trust of India | Monday March 01, 2021, Panaji

The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court on Monday set aside a notification issued by the state government's Directorate of Municipal Administration reserving various wards in five out of 11 civic bodies where elections will be held later this month.

Goa Municipal Elections, Panchayat By-Polls To Be Held On March 20

Goa Municipal Elections, Panchayat By-Polls To Be Held On March 20

ANI | Monday February 22, 2021, Panaji

The elections for 11 municipal councils and Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) will be held on March 20, the State Election Commission announced on Monday.

Goa: Panaji Civic Body, 11 Municipal Council Polls On March 20

Goa: Panaji Civic Body, 11 Municipal Council Polls On March 20

Press Trust of India | Monday February 22, 2021, Panaji

Elections to 11 municipal councils and the Panaji municipal corporation in Goa will be held on March 20, the State Election Commission said on Monday.

Free Eye Check-Up Camps To Be Held Across State: Goa Chief Minister

Free Eye Check-Up Camps To Be Held Across State: Goa Chief Minister

ANI | Friday February 19, 2021, Margao. Goa

'Vision for All' eye camps will be held all over the State as part of governments effort to reduce chances of blindness among the people, stated Goa Chief Minister, Dr Pramod Sawant on Thursday at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.

Rs 400 Crore Investment To Make Goa Fisheries Hub: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Rs 400 Crore Investment To Make Goa Fisheries Hub: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 07, 2021, Panaji

Union Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday announced an investment of Rs 400 crore in Goa to make the coastal state a fisheries hub in the country.

Draft Rules To Ban Goans' Entry In Casinos Under Study: Chief Minister

Draft Rules To Ban Goans' Entry In Casinos Under Study: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 28, 2021, Panaji

Draft rules banning entry of Goa residents in casinos are under consideration of the state government, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the assembly today.

Over 54,000 Trees Cut For Goa's Upcoming Mopa Airport: Chief Minister

Over 54,000 Trees Cut For Goa's Upcoming Mopa Airport: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2021, Panaji

A total of 54,176 trees have been cut for Goa's upcoming Mopa international airport, whose first phase is expected to be completed in 2022, state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the Legislative Assembly today.

Goa Poll Body Postpones Municipal Elections By 3 Months

Goa Poll Body Postpones Municipal Elections By 3 Months

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 19, 2021, Panaji

The Goa State Election Commission has again postponed the elections to the Panaji city corporation, 11 municipal councils, and bypolls in various village panchayats for three months.

New Site For IIT Campus In Goa To Be Decided By Government Panel

New Site For IIT Campus In Goa To Be Decided By Government Panel

Press Trust of India | Monday January 18, 2021, Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said his government will set up a four-member committee to decide a new location for the construction of the proposed IIT campus in the state, following opposition from locals to the previous site.

Coronavirus Vaccine: 700 Goa Healthcare Workers To Get COVID-19 Vaccine On January 16

Coronavirus Vaccine: 700 Goa Healthcare Workers To Get COVID-19 Vaccine On January 16

Press Trust of India | Friday January 15, 2021, Panaji

As many as 700 healthcare workers will be administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Goa on the first day of the vaccination drive on January 16, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.

Goa Government Decides To Shift Proposed IIT Campus Amid Major Protest

Goa Government Decides To Shift Proposed IIT Campus Amid Major Protest

Press Trust of India | Friday January 15, 2021, Panaji

Bowing to public pressure, the Goa government on Friday announced that the proposed IIT campus at Shel Melaulim village in Sattari taluka will be shifted to another part of the state.

Goa Minister Urges Chief Minister To Drop Plans For IIT At Shel-Melaulim

Goa Minister Urges Chief Minister To Drop Plans For IIT At Shel-Melaulim

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 12, 2021, Panaji

Bowing to public sentiments, Goa Health Minister and BJP MLA Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to drop the proposal for an IIT campus at Shel-Melaulim and said he will not allow the construction of the same.

Goa To Impose Fine Of Rs 10,000 For Drinking On Beaches

Goa To Impose Fine Of Rs 10,000 For Drinking On Beaches

Press Trust of India | Friday January 08, 2021, Panaji

The Goa Tourism department has decided to impose a fine of Rs 10,000 for drinking on beaches after several areas were found littered with bottles after the new year celebrations, an official said on Friday.

"Goa Not A Banana Republic", Tourists Must Follow COVID-19 Norms: State Health Minister

"Goa Not A Banana Republic", Tourists Must Follow COVID-19 Norms: State Health Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 02, 2021, Panaji

Predicting a spike in COVID-19 cases in January, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today appealed to tourists to take precautions, as "Goa is not a banana republic".