State Advocate General Dattaprasad Lawande said the foundation members had to visit these areas within a week and submit a compliance report to the high court in two weeks.
The app-based taxis would operate from locations like GTDC residencies (hotels) across the state, the Mormugao Port Trust jetty where cruise vessels anchor, the airport and the St Monica Jetty in Panaji, besides other spots.
The five-decade-old mining industry in the state came to a grinding halt from Friday with the Supreme Court order of a ban on iron ore extraction.
Mapping of fallow lands in the state has been completed and the government is examining how they could be put to use, she said. To boost demand for local products, the government is encouraging the youth to establish food parks as part of the start-up program, Mridula Sinha said.
Vedanta says 8 ships with its cargo stranded, court points out ships sailed 10 days after pollution control board’s resolution, ‘when they could have been stopped’.
The political leadership of India’s smallest state, and one of the biggest tourist destinations, has decided to be small-minded, and that’s bad for the balance-sheet.
Claiming that terrorism jeopardised job avenues in the tourism industry of Jammu and Kashmir, the Sena said Goa minister Vijai Sardesai’s remarks against the people of one region was “irresponsible”.
Mridula Sinha said that she had studied the Goa civil code which grants property rights to women, and had also held wide ranging deliberations with various women’s organisations.
The bench said the “primary beneficiary” is “the mining lease holder, a private entity” while the average Goan pays the price for the “polluted environment” and “damage to the state’s ecology”.
Goa mining case: The Supreme Court said fresh leases will be issued only after obtaining an environment clearance.
The woman was found in an emaciated condition and is recovering at the Asilo district hospital in North Goa, an Authority statement said and added that the rescue followed a complaint filed by the woman’s cousin last week.
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar said he was “embarrassed” to know about plight of women in such villages. “My sensitivity does not permit me to have any Goan woman going in open for defecation,” Parrikar said. He emphasized on “open defecation free zones”.
Manohar Parrikar said no government payments will be accepted in cash, except for emergency requirements, from October onwards.
Manohar Parrikar was responding to questions about the next month’s budget while talking to reporters on the sidelines of the main Republic Day function here.
The strike, which has seen the state’s 18,000-odd taxis off the roads, left hundreds of passengers and tourists stranded at railway stations, the airport and hotels, officials said.