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Goa : General Information Population (2001 Census):1347668Males:687248Females:660420Urban Population %:49.47Literacy Rate (Census 2001) In %:82Male Literacy In %:88.4Male Literate In Numbers:541032Female Literacy In %:75.4Female Literate In Numbers:444530

Goa launches solar-based electrification programme

Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, launched solar-based electrification programme for rural households of state, on the occasion of Goa statehood Day (May 30). About Solar-Based Electrification Programme This programme will bring electricity using renewable energy to rural areas in Goa where grid connectivity is not feasible. It was launched with focus on delivering clean, ..

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Goa- 6th State to complete Urban Local Bodies reforms

Goa has become the 6th State in the country that have successfully completed the Urban Local Bodies reforms. Highlights These Urban Local Bodies reforms were set up by the Department of Expenditure. Finance Ministry highlighted that the state of Goa will now eligible to mobilise the additional financial resources of 223 crore rupees with the ..

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First Convergence Project of India to generate green energy

On November 17, 2020 the Energy Efficiency Services Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of New and Renewable Energy, Goa. According to the agreement, the first convergence project of India to generate Green Energy for agriculture and rural areas is to be set up in Goa. About the project The project is ..

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Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Programme, 2020

Under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, Goa is paired with Jharkhand. Lot of exchange activities are happening on this front. The intensity of programmes is less due to lockdown and so the focus is laid on virtual events. Key Facts Lokotsav programmes held earlier in Goa in Panaji evoked good response. Stalls of Jharkhand displayed delicacies ..

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IFFI to be held in November at Goa, as per schedule

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in November 2020 as per the schedule of the event. The event is normally held in Goa between November 20 and 28. This year also, the same timeline is fixed for the event and no change has been proposed till now in the schedule. What ..

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