Goa Current Affairs, GK & News

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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

Assembly Elections in five states

The Election Commission of India recently announced the election dates of five states. They are Punjab, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Uttarakhand. About the announcement The Assembly Elections 2022 in these states are to be held in seven phases. In Uttar Pradesh, the elections are to be held in seven phases. In Manipur, it is ..

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Goa achieves ODF and Electricity for every household

Information and Broadcasting Minister, Anurag Thakur, recently complimented Goa as it achieved ODF and Electricity for every household. Key Points Goa has also become the first state to provide tap water to every household under the “Har Ghar Jal Mission”. Apart from that, Goa achieved 100 per cent target to provide free ration to the ..

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RBI cancels licence of Madgaum Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd, Margao

The Reserve Bank of India cancelled the license of Madgaum Urban Cooperative Bank Co., Ltd., located in Margao, Goa, because due to the current financial situation of the bank they will not be able to pay its current depositors in full. Highlights The Reserve Bank of India further stated that based on the data submitted ..

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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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